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A glimpse into Shinya Yamanaka's lab and life at the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco, California. [Japanese Language Television]
Two papers show that manipulating the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation can ameliorate neurodegeneration in animal models of disease, thus revealing a promising new therapeutic approach for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
A passel of scientific papers have recently reported the direct conversion of skin cells to nerve cells, without going through an intervening stem cell step.
Neurodegenerative disease: The kynurenine pathway—promising new targets and therapies for neurodegenerative disease
Two separate investigations indicate that the kynurenine pathway has a critical role in neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in San Francisco showed that the overwhelming majority of the cells die not from HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but rather from the cell's own defensive response to HIV even before the virus can make copies of itself.