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NIAMS to Hold Webinars About Centers of Research Translation (CORT)

Pre-application webinars (similar in content) will address questions pertinent to preparing applications: Tuesday, August 23, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT, and Monday, August 29, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. The webinars are not required for submission.

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Ion Channel Found to Play Role in Itch Sensation

Investigators have discovered that a molecule called TRPV4 plays a role in sensing itch. The discovery may lead to new ways to treat skin conditions.

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes scaling and inflammation. It's driven by the immune system. Research is helping to find improved treatments.

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Bioengineers Develop Method to Enhance Growth of Blood Vessels

Using a combination of medicinal chemistry and biomaterials science, researchers have engineered a way to attract immune cells to a site of injury in mice and stimulate the formation of new blood vessels.

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Same Immune Regulatory Protein Found to Play Instrumental Role in Two Hereditary Autoinflammatory Diseases

Research has revealed a new role for A20, a protein that regulates a key immune response pathway, in certain early-onset autoinflammatory diseases.

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