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NIAMS to Hold Webinars About Centers of Research Translation (CORT)
The second pre-application webinar about the CORT program will address questions pertinent to preparing applications on Monday, August 29, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The webinar is not required for submission.
Approach Targets Autoimmunity
Researchers employ an emerging approach used to fight cancer and turn it on pemphigus. They engineer T cells to destroy misbehaving immune cells without affecting the rest of the immune system.
Ion Channel Found to Play Role in Itch Sensation
Investigators have discovered that a molecule called TRPV4 plays a role in sensing itch. The discovery may lead to new ways to treat skin conditions.
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation. It's driven by the immune system. Research is helping to find improved treatments.
Bioengineers Develop Method to Enhance Growth of Blood Vessels
Using a combination of medicinal chemistry and biomaterials science, researchers have engineered a way to attract immune cells to a site of injury in mice and stimulate the formation of new blood vessels.
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- NIH Researchers Discover Otulipenia, a New Inflammatory Disease
- Readily Available Pain Medication a Cost-effective Choice for Many Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis
- NIAMS Roundtable Focuses on Ichthyosis Research
- Stem Cells Grown on Scaffold Mimic Hip Joint Cartilage
- NIAMS Update — August 18, 2016
- Special Announcement — August 18, 2016, Letter from Dr. Stephen I. Katz: NIH Tools That Ensure Transparency and Accountability
- New Insights About Excess Bone Formation in Rare Disease Lead to Potential Drug Treatments
Alopecia Areata, Fast Facts
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