May 2, 2015

Team converts skin cells into nerve-like cells

A Japanese team said Friday it has managed to convert human skin cells directly into cells with similar characteristics to nerve cells that in the future could help treat patients with damaged nerves. The conversion involves the use of special compounds during cell culture, ...

Jul 30, 2013

No drug data manipulation: Novartis

Novartis Pharma K.K. said Monday it could find no evidence a former employee manipulated or altered clinical research data for the drugmaker’s Diovan blood pressure-lowering drug. Although Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine said earlier the data had been manipulated, a third-party investigation has found ...