I work in an industry plagued with negative images and reports. Sadly the vast majority are misleading, falsified, spin doctored, antiquated, and just flat out wrong. So I spend a great deal of time dedicated to outreach. Letting the world know that biomedical research is not only necessary and amazing

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What do you get when you put together 3000 golden retrievers, dedicated veterinarian and scientists, and the threat of cancer? You get a landmark longitudinal study that will benefit your family pets but also your family. Chloe, the last golden enrolled in the Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, will help

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FBR recently talked with Carolyn Sterner, President of Beagle Rescue League, and Director of the Lab to Leash Division of the organization. We discussed her organization, beagle rescue, and the current spate of legislation to retire research beagles being introduced across the country by a group with connections to the

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Did you know male mice sing to court their female mates? OK, maybe it is not Barry White and is defined more as a "series of utterances or syllables strung together, sometimes with a tempo", but it seems to work just fine for the female mice. The male mice even

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Scientists have regenerated heart cells in mice by causing them revert back to an earlier developmental stage. A protein called ERBB2, which sends signals to the inside of of a cell from the outside and is highly studied in cancer research, works with another receptor NRG1 to help send the signal.

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According to recent research, the biggest hurdle to overcome when treating schizophrenia is the lack of effective drugs. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are hoping they are closer to solving the dilemma. Treating schizophrenia, or finding a target, is a bit like a needle in the haystack. It has everything

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You may have heard of Serotonin in the context of depression. In fact, treatment with antidepressants balances out this neurotransmitter for many people. We think about serotonin as only a brain neurotransmitter, but recent research says that it also operates as a hormone and can be found in the intestines! That’s

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