Research Round-up

From the Fall 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Probing DNA damage repair Cells missing the protein HMCES are hypersensitive to DNA-damaging agents that cause a common type of DNA lesion — an “abasic” site. But the agents also generate other types of lesions associated with mutations and cell … Continued

Research Round-up

From the Spring 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Less inflammation = better healing Myocardial infarction remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, raising an urgent need for novel therapies. Acute MI provokes an inflammatory response in the heart that removes damaged tissue to promote repair and … Continued