Aug 30, 2018
Gut microbes may partner with a protein to help regulate vitamin D
Microbes in the gut may use a protein in a process that helps the body regulate vitamin D production.
Mar 14, 2017
Using metabolomics to assess potential toxicity of plasticizers
The Omiecinski Lab collaborates with the Metabolomics Facility.
Mar 14, 2017
Studying rare genetic mutations with metabolomics
The Hanna-Rose Labâ€™s collaboration with the Metabolomics Facility yields new discoveries, projects, and funding.
Dec 15, 2014
Receptor may be key to treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Inhibiting a nuclear receptor in the gut could lead to a treatment for a liver disorder that affects almost 30 percent of the Western world's adult population, according to an international team of researchers.
Jun 17, 2014
World's cocoa crop could get a big boost from a simple, non-toxic spray
Huck scientists find Theobroma cacao trees' natural disease defense is bolstered by glycerol foliar treatment
Jan 21, 2014
Announcing major equipment acquisitions at the Huck Institutes
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Provost, are pleased to announce several major equipment acquisitions that will further strengthen the research capabilities of their Core Facilities at University Park.
Aug 03, 2010
Ancient gene family linked to the future of epileptic seizures
A potassium-channel gene belonging to an ancient gene family more than 542 million years old is opening new avenues in epilepsy research, and may one day allow researchers to develop more effective drugs with fewer side effects for the treatment of epileptic seizures.