Measuring quality of life after pediatric kidney transplant

IMAGE: This is Kaushalendra Amatya, Ph.D., pediatric psychologist and lead author. view more  Credit: Children’s National VANCOUVER, British Columbia – After receiving a kidney transplant, children may experience quality-of-life difficulties that underscore the importance of screening transplant recipients for psychosocial function, according to Children’s research presented May 4, 2019, during the 10th Congress of the International…

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Nanotubes enable travel of Huntington’s protein

IMAGE: Scripps Research neuroscientists Srinivasa Subramaniam, PhD, and Manish Sharma, PhD, review confocal microscope images of the Huntington’s protein moving between neurons via nanotube. view more  Credit: Courtesy Scripps Research JUPITER, Fla.–May 10, 2019–A toxic protein linked to Huntington’s disease can move from neuron to neuron through a nanotube tunnel whose construction is initiated by a…

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