Tag Archives: Development

Harvard study finds cells recall their early development

When cells grow up, they remember their childhoods. A new study has found that adult cells keep a record of which genes were activated during their early development. Even more surprisingly, the memory is retrievable: Under certain lab conditions, cells can play the story of their development in reverse, switching on genes that were active… Read More »

Priority Review Vouchers Revitalizing Neglected Disease Drug Development

FILE – On Friday, July 20, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline’s Krintafel, a one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File) Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) impact more than one in six people worldwide, often the poorest, but are allocated less than 0.5 percent of global pharmaceutical investment. Yet, new… Read More »