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  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    A Precise Hope

    With gene editing — and pigs — CALS scientists are developing a model for “precision medicine,” the possibility of highly individualized treatments for patients living with the rare disease called NF1

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Beyond Antibiotics

    More than half a century ago, the advent of antibiotics transformed medicine. Today, the slumping performance of these drugs is spurring new treatment innovations.

  • Posted on February 6, 2017
    A New Weapon Against Bacterial Disease

    Meet the “designer phage,” a potential assist or alternative to antibiotics

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Catch up with … Kartik Chandran PhD’01 Biochemistry

    Kartik Chandran (PhD’01 Biochemistry) has spent years studying an organism that most of us hope never to experience: the Ebola virus. Last year the infectious agent not only spread within West Africa […]

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope

    It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?

  • Posted on November 22, 2010
    The Exterminator

    Forty years after beating malaria as a child, CALS entomologist Que Lan is still battling the disease. And she’s discovered a genetic weakness in malaria-carrying mosquitoes that may finally give us the upper hand.

  • Posted on July 12, 2010