New “backup” liver repair mechanism
Bile duct cells can be reprogrammed to repair severe liver injury according to a new CRM study published in Nature.
Cigarette chemicals damage foetal liver cells
Chemicals found in cigarette smoke have been shown to damage foetal liver cells. The potent cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells and affects male and female foetuses differently.
Factors drive brain cancer growth
Dr Steve Pollard and colleagues have pinpointed two key molecules that drive the growth of an aggressive type of adult brain cancer.
New Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Former CRM Director and Principal Investigator, Professor Charles ffrench-Constant has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.