Diabetes: Unconventional neurotrophic factor MANF may regenerate insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
MANF has therapeutic potential for the treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Mechanisms of hair follicle - specific fibroblast formation unraveled
Hair growth is regulated by a small cluster of hair-specific fibroblasts, the dermal papilla. But exactly how dermal papilla forms has remained...
ERC Starting Grants to four researchers at the University of Helsinki
Four researchers from the University of Helsinki have received the European Research Council’s (ERC) Starting Grant.
The ecological origins of snakes as revealed by skull evolution
The ecological origin of snakes remains amongst the most controversial topics in evolution, with three competing hypotheses: fossorial; marine;...
Post-stroke delivery of neurotrophic factor MANF promotes functional recovery in rats
The neurotrophic factor MANF is neuroprotective when administered before experimental stroke. MANF also promoted reversal of stroke-induced...