New biomarkers may detect early eye changes that can lead to diabetes-related blindness

New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps even diabetes, according to new research conducted at the Indiana University School of Optometry. During its early stages, diabetes can affect the eyes before the changes are detectable with a regular clinical examination. However, new retinal research has […]

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49ers cut Daeshon Hall

Defensive lineman Daeshon Hall will not be going to training camp with the 49ers this week. The NFL’s daily transaction wire shows that the 49ers have released Hall from their roster. They signed Hall to their practice squad late last season and re-signed him to a future contract in January. Hall was a 2017 third-round […]

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New approach for cell therapy shows potential against solid tumors with KRAS mutations

A new technology for cellular immunotherapy developed by Abramson Cancer Center researchers at Penn Medicine showed promising anti-tumor activity in the lab against hard-to-treat cancers driven by the once-considered ‘undruggable’ KRAS mutation, including lung, colorectal, and pancreatic. The study, published online in Nature Communications, successfully demonstrated using human cells that a T-cell receptor, or TCR, […]

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