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Protein interaction drives muscle atrophy

Muscle wasting, or atrophy, is a serious condition that affects millions of Americans. Aging is the most common cause, but muscle atrophy also happens as a result of muscle disuse—after injury or spin...

Career in genetic counseling educational session

Thinking about a career in genetic counseling?

Carver College of Medicine grad specializes in compassionate care

Of all the accolades given to Deborah Ann Turner ('78 MD, '82 R), the honor she cherishes most arrived in the mail with little fanfare. It was a certificate from the Schwartz Center for Compassionate ...

UI researcher finds link between gut bacteria and MS

If asked to list problems that bad gut bacteria can cause, most would likely name digestive issues: constipation, excessive gas, or diarrhea.