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July 2017 Issue of The Translational Scientist

Welcome to the July issue of The Translational Scientist! This month, we take a look at the hunt for a better biomarker for Huntington’s disease, and the riddle of B cells in autoimmunity. In In My View, Eleftherios Diamandis calls for caution in cancer biomarker discovery due to the problems of poor research and false discovery. With many more articles appearing online this month, keep an eye on the website for more of the latest news and views in translational science.

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Articles featured in this issue

Disease Area Diagnostics & prognostics

Good on Paper

| Andres W. Martinez

As we develop new POCTs for resource-limited settings, the humble sheet of paper has a lot to offer.

Disease Area Diagnostics & prognostics

Beating the Clock in Brain Injury

| Roisin McGuigan

Diagnosis and prognosis of brain injury can be complex – but is simple blood test on the horizon?

Outside the Lab Personalized medicine

"Sexy" Needs Substance

| Rajesh Rao

We need to explain the context when using “grab bag” phrases in science and medicine

Research Field Cell & molecular biology

HED Hair

| Roisin McGuigan

Researchers link hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia and male pattern baldness.

Research Field Cancer

Leidenfrost Nanochemistry

| James Strachan

Scientists fabricate anticancer nanoparticles by recreating deep sea volcano chemistry.

Tools & Techniques Neuroscience

(B)rainbow

| Charlotte Barker

A colorful mouse brain provides insight into autism spectrum disorder.

Tools & Techniques Cancer

Rush at Your Peril

| Eleftherios P. Diamandis

False discoveries have plagued biomarker research for years: don't trust everything you read.

Tools & Techniques Analytical science

The Hunt for an HD Blood Test

| Roisin McGuigan

Do we finally have an effective blood biomarker for studying progression of Huntington’s disease?

Tools & Techniques Immunology

The ABCs of Autoimmunity

| Michael Schubert

A unique type of B cell appears to play a role in the development of autoimmune disorders.

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