Laying bare the skeleton foundations

New research concludes that the proper organization of the cell skeleton during bone cell formation is regulated by TGFβ1, a key growth factor

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Research highlights

The mental toll of conflict

Updated WHO estimates show mental disorders are three times more common in conflict settings. 

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Seeking cures for Alzheimer’s disease

Advances in Alzheimer’s research over the past few years are increasing hopes of finding more effective treatments, while implicating bacteria as a possible cause

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Revolutionizing the clinical research landscape in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Alaskar, executive director of KAIMRC, discusses how his institute is spearheading an initiative to develop clinical trials in the kingdom