Aims

February 17, 2021
AIMS, Academic Research, Joint Ventures

Long before SARS-CoV-2 triggered the worst pandemic most of us have ever experienced, Nito Panganiban was concerned about the ability of RNA viruses to leap from animal reservoirs into the human population. In the past century, there have been more […]

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January 22, 2021
AIMS, Academic Research

While outcomes for breast cancer patients have steadily improved over the years, one particularly vexing type known as triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) has continued to defy those rosy trends. One of the challenges in treating TNBC is that it […]

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November 04, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Jeffrey MacKeigan is not your traditional academic scientist. After completing his postdoctoral fellowship, he spent two years at one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. That gives him a unique perspective on how academic labs, […]

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October 28, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research, Featured

It’s not unusual for scientists to be discouraged by a lack of treatment options for their disease of interest. There is, however, a special kind of frustration for researchers who have clearly identified a promising biological target for treating […]

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August 14, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Ron Viola, a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toledo, still remembers the moment he realized how sorely needed his research on the rare Canavan disease would be. He had just been awarded an NIH grant when the mother of a […]

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August 06, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Young Tang was on the road to becoming a physician when he realized that research was his real calling. During his medical training, as various professors taught him about the wide range of diseases and treatment regimens, what struck him most was […]

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July 14, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research, Joint Ventures

There is no treatment for the most common form of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. But thanks to a fruitful collaboration between Professor Jeff Perry at the University of California, […]

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July 13, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

After completing his PhD degree studying transcriptional kinases in yeast, Pengda Liu had one goal for his career: to make a difference for human health. Today, he is on the cusp of advancing a promising compound into the drug discovery and […]

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July 06, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Almost every organism on Earth tracks the planet’s day/night cycle, and uses that information to coordinate important elements of physiology and behavior. That may seem like just a fun bit of scientific trivia, but it’s actually a core component of […]

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