Ground Breaking Discovery into the Causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Licensing Opportunity from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - July 2015 front page preview

Ground Breaking Discovery into the Causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Licensing Opportunity from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - July 2015

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder of young and middle aged adults that is incurable and invariably fatal. Novel disease‐ specific mutations in a particular gene have recen...

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Disease-modifying treatment for epilepsy - Licensing Opportunity from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - July 2015 front page preview

Disease-modifying treatment for epilepsy - Licensing Opportunity from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - July 2015

Researchers at RCSI have discovered that levels of microRNA-134 are abnormally high in human epilepsy and silencing microRNA-134 expression in vivo using a microRNA-134 antagomir (“miR134”) rendered mice refractory to bo...

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Fungal Root Endophytes: Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015 front page preview

Fungal Root Endophytes: Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015

Researchers Brian Murphy and Dr. Trevor Hodkinson, from the School of Natural Sciences & Trinity Centre for Biodiversity Research, in collaboration with Fiona Doohan of UCD, have isolated novel species of fungal root end...

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Brain Health Films - Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015 front page preview

Brain Health Films - Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015

Currently there are 150 million Europeans aged over 50. Population ageing is forecast to attain unprecedented levels in Europe over the next 50 years. The term “Silver Tsunami” has been used to describe the potential imp...

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Neuronal Barrier Modulation – Modulating the Blood-Brain & inner Blood Retinal Barrier - Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015 front page preview

Neuronal Barrier Modulation – Modulating the Blood-Brain & inner Blood Retinal Barrier - Licensing Opportunity from Trinity College Dublin - July 2015

Up to 98 % of low molecular weight drugs do not passively diffuse across the Blood-brain barrier (BBB) or inner Blood-retina barrier (BRB). Furthermore, the BBB and BRB contain tight-junctions (TJ’s) and also have highly...

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