Crafty Hepatitis E Virus Uses Decoy to Evade Immune System

Researchers find a related protein cloaking the virus has differences that could become treatment targets (From the June 2018 issue of Research Now) A protein that doctors use as a marker of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is not directly involved in the virus lifecycle but acts as a decoy

Enzyme Treatment Slows Decline Caused by Common Form of Batten Disease

Study also indicates early treatment may provide best outcomes (From the June 2018 issue of Research Now) With every diagnosis of CLN2 Batten disease, Emily de los Reyes, MD, a neurologist and director of the Nationwide Children’s Batten Disease Center of Excellence, had a difficult

PanCancer Atlas Provides Genomic Analysis of 33 Types of Cancers

Revelations offer a different way to view tumors and, ultimately, develop treatments (From the June 2018 issue of Research Now) Cancers have traditionally been classified by where they start — breast cancer or colon cancer — but the recently completed PanCancer Atlas is a different way

Recent Publications

National Practice Patterns for Prenatal Monitoring in Gastroschisis: Gastroschisis Outcomes of Delivery (GOOD) Provider Survey. Amin R, Domack A, Bartoletti J, Peterson E, Rink B, Bruggink J, Christensen M, Johnson A, Polzin W, Wagner AJ.