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Group Of Republicans Warn Against Plans To Drill In Fragile Arctic Wildlife Refuge

WASHINGTON — Twelve House Republicans have come out against the latest GOP-led effort to open up a 1.5 million-acre swath of Alaska’s fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

National Science Foundation presents FY 2019 budget request

(National Science Foundation) Today, President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) was presented to Congress. More information on the FY 2019 budget request is available beginning today from the White House Office of Management and Budget.*

Image of the Day: Fragile Fly

Researchers examine the effects on the fruit fly intestine of the protein responsible for Fragile X syndrome in humans.

Image of the Day: Fragile X

Researchers uncover the central role of a protein linked to Fragile X Syndrome in mice, one of the leading causes of autism and intellectual disability.

Broward Education Foundation Partners with National Center for Victims of Crime to Distribute ...

In response to the mass shooting, the Foundation, the National Center, and GoFundMe are collaborating to serve victims by maximizing resources and ensuring a victim-centered, Read more...

ACR, National Psoriasis Foundation release draft clinical guideline for psoriatic arthritis

SAN DIEGO — The American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have presented draft recommendations to be included in their new clinical guideline for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, which is expected to be published in early 2018.“In partnership with the [National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)], the ACR started the process of developing a new treatment guideline for...

STAT Plus: National Science Foundation warns sexual harassment will jeopardize researchers’ grants

“Clearly, we’re doing this to show that the NSF doesn’t tolerate sexual harassment,” said France A. Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation.

Genetic Testing Unravels Unusual Patterns for Fragile-X Syndrome

Fragile-X syndrome is an X-linked disorder with a prevalence of about 1 in 3,600 to 4,000 in males and 1...

Government apprenticeship schemes are 'fragile,' according to new research

(University of Oxford) Apprenticeships remain a relatively fragile mode of vocational education, despite growing political interest internationally, according to new Oxford University research.In the study, People and Policy: A comparative study of apprenticeship, researchers from Oxford University's Department of Education have for the first time reviewed apprenticeship participation on a global ...

NSF revamps proposal guidance for education research

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) has implemented new guidance for the scientists it supports, providing detailed directions on how to make their research results easier to replicate.

Polish National Foundation announces 'Happy Holidays' spot buy in the United States

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 12, 2017/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning the Polish National Foundation released a "Happy Holidays" TV spot in Read more...

Potential new treatment for Fragile X targets one gene to affect many

(Rockefeller University) Scientists found that inhibiting a regulatory protein alters the intricate signaling chemistry that is responsible for many of the disease's symptoms. The findings provide a path to possible therapeutics for disorders associated with Fragile X.

NSF makes new awards to advance Science of Learning

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $8.2 million through its Science of Learning program to fund 24 new projects that will advance theoretical insights and fundamental knowledge of learning principles, processes, environments and constraints.

#news #biotech Gene Editing Reverses Fragile X Syndrome in Model

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Gene Editing Reverses Fragile X Syndrome in Model .A modified version of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool was used to correct the mutation that causes fragile X syndrome. from … Continue reading → Cet article #news #biotech Gene Editing Reverses Fragile X Syndrome...

Tetra Discovery Partners Announces FDA Clearance of IND for Phase 2 Trial of BPN14770 in Fragile X Syndrome

-- U.S. Trial Expected to Start in Q2 in Adults with Most Common Inherited Form of Autism -- Tetra Discovery Partners Inc. (Tetra) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted the Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for BPN14770, a novel, selective small molecule inhibitor of the phosphodiesterase type-4D (PDE4D) enzym...

Fragile X syndrome neurons restored using CRISPR/Cas9-guided activation strategy

Fragile X syndrome is the most frequent cause of intellectual disability in males, affecting 1 out of 3600 boys born. For the first time, researchers have restored activity to the fragile X syndrome gene in affected neurons using a modified CRISPR/Cas9 system that removes the methylation -- the molecular tags that keep the mutant gene shut off -- suggesting that this method may be useful for targe...

Hidden 'rock moisture' possible key to forest response to drought

(National Science Foundation) A little-studied, underground layer of rock may provide a vital reservoir for trees, especially in times of drought, report scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and affiliated with The University of Texas (UT) at Austin and the University of California, Berkeley.Find related stories on NSF's Critical Zone Observatorieswebpage.

Findings provide better understanding of cognitive inflexibility in Fragile X Syndrome

Mice with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) learn and remember normally, but show an inability to learn new information that contradicts what they initially learned, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists.

Finding unravels nature of cognitive inflexibility in Fragile X syndrome

(New York University) Mice with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) learn and remember normally, but show an inability to learn new information that contradicts what they initially learned, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists.

Research provides path to possible treatment for Fragile X Syndrome and other types of autism

In Fragile X Syndrome--the leading genetic form of intellectual disability and autism--the effects of a single defective gene ripple through a series of chemical pathways, altering signals between brain cells.

FDA fast-tracks review of Ovid's fragile X syndrome therapy

The FDA has granted fast-track status to Ovid Therapeutics' OV101, which is in development to treat fragile X syndrome.  -More- 

Gene Editing Reverses Fragile X Syndrome in Model

A modified version of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool was used to correct the mutation that causes fragile X syndrome.

Selective PDE4D inhibitor shows potential to treat Fragile X autism spectrum disorder

(Kureczka/Martin Associates) New research suggests the potential utility of BPN14770, a selective PDE4D inhibitor, in the treatment of Fragile X syndrome (FXS) and possibly other autism spectrum disorders. Daily BPN14770 dosing in a mouse Fragile X model showed reduce hyperarousal, improved social interactions and natural behaviors, as well as changes in neuronal dendrite structure. BPM14770 is cu...

Health Tip: All-Nighters Are Unhealthy

-- All-nighters are a favorite pastime for many college kids who cram for exams at the last minute. But the resulting lack of sleep is anything but healthy, the National Sleep Foundation says. The foundation says doing an all-nighter may: Make you...

Fragile X finding shows normal neurons that interact poorly

Neurons in mice afflicted with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) appear similar to those in healthy mice, but these neurons fail to interact normally, resulting in the long-known cognitive impairments, shows a new study.

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