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Fibrosis is the growth of fibrous tissue.
Life science sector is thriving in Northern Ireland

Life science sector is thriving in Northern Ireland

Scientists use gold nanorod scattering to identify changes in macrophages

Scientists use gold nanorod scattering to identify changes in macrophages

Older COVID patients battle ‘brain fog,’ weakness and emotional turmoil

Older COVID patients battle ‘brain fog,’ weakness and emotional turmoil

Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis

New technique uses ultrasound to provide non-invasive assessments of lung health

New technique uses ultrasound to provide non-invasive assessments of lung health

Blood purification outside the body in COVID-19 patients

Blood purification outside the body in COVID-19 patients

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

Even mild fatty liver disease associated with higher risk of all-cause mortality

Even mild fatty liver disease associated with higher risk of all-cause mortality

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

FDA awards six clinical trial research grants to enhance development of therapies for rare diseases

FDA awards six clinical trial research grants to enhance development of therapies for rare diseases

Using mRNA therapies or CRISPR gene editing to treat cystic fibrosis

Using mRNA therapies or CRISPR gene editing to treat cystic fibrosis

Study shows how amino acids are transported across liposome and cell membranes

Study shows how amino acids are transported across liposome and cell membranes

Direction and type of the force acting on a cell can alter gene expression

Direction and type of the force acting on a cell can alter gene expression

Researchers identify pathogen responsible for creeping migration of fat in Crohn's patients

Researchers identify pathogen responsible for creeping migration of fat in Crohn's patients

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

Oral antibiotics are effective for treating cystic fibrosis, shows new clinical trial

Oral antibiotics are effective for treating cystic fibrosis, shows new clinical trial

Translational research training program helps students to better understand patients' problems

Translational research training program helps students to better understand patients' problems

TL1A and its receptor could reduce fibrosis and tissue remodeling in patients with severe lung disease

TL1A and its receptor could reduce fibrosis and tissue remodeling in patients with severe lung disease

BU researchers find how SARS-CoV-2 infection may drive deadly lung inflammation

BU researchers find how SARS-CoV-2 infection may drive deadly lung inflammation