Recent Ion channels Journal Articles

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Defects in Neuromuscular Transmission May Underlie Motor Dysfunction in Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy.

Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) in men is an androgen-dependent neuromuscular disease…

Published: May 05, 2016 in The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Architecture of the mitochondrial calcium uniporter.

Mitochondria from many eukaryotic clades take up large amounts of calcium (Ca(2+)) via an inner…

Published: May 02, 2016 in Nature

Ion channels / Life Science / Mitochondria

News Articles (Ion channels)

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Calcium channels team up to activate excitable cells

Voltage-gated calcium channels open in unison, rather than independently, to allow calcium ions into…

Published: May 18, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

First heart operations performed using a novel software platform

The UK's first heart operations using a novel software platform to pinpoint the source of the heart…

Published: May 18, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Medical News Today: Cystic fibrosis: New molecule may prolong patient survival

Scientists have discovered a new protease inhibitor with potential to improve airway hydration and…

Published: May 13, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

New molecule has potential to prolong life of cystic fibrosis patients

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new molecule which has the potential to…

Published: May 12, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Scientists develop new treatment to prolong life of those with cystic fibrosis

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new molecule which has the potential to…

Published: May 12, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Proteases

Queen’s scientists develop new treatment to prolong life of those with cystic fibrosis

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have discovered a new molecule which has the potential to…

Published: May 12, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Researchers use light to control human heart cells and expedite development of new drugs

A team of researchers at the George Washington University has developed a faster method to predict…

Published: May 10, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Stem cells

Controlling heart cells using a laser: an interview with Prof. Konstantin Agladze

We control their electrical activity. Cardiac cells are capable of producing and transmitting…

Published: May 09, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Novel anticoagulants on ‘as-needed basis’ could be safe alternative to lowering stroke risk

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a rapid irregular heartbeat caused by pooling blood in the…

Published: May 09, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Stroke

Blood thinners on ‘as needed’ basis is safe and effective for lowering stroke risk as compared to long-term use

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a rapid irregular heartbeat caused by pooling blood in the…

Published: May 06, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Stroke

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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Thus with a kiss I die: could pufferfish be the key to a Shakespearean poison?

In celebration of the Bard, let’s forensically examine the curious substance that gave Juliet…

Published: Apr 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Microbiology / Neuroscience

Scientists Discover Key Neural Pathways that Allow Transition to Sleep

New research sheds light on the neural mechanisms that allow us to transition from wakefulness to…

Published: Apr 16, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Sleep

Why bed bugs have made a horrifying comeback

For 60 years, Americans thought they'd vanquished bedbugs forever. They were wrong. Horribly,…

Published: Apr 05, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

We’re a Whole Lot Closer to a Cure for Itching

Scientists say skin is more than just a barrier to the outside world, a realization that could lead…

Published: Mar 14, 2016

Dermatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse

The Southern Grasshopper mouse's ability to tolerate scorpion venom may lead to new ways to treat…

Published: Mar 08, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Researchers Are Using Tarantula Venom To Design New Painkillers

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Tarantula venom may be surprisingly useful.…

Published: Feb 29, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Zika virus and microcephaly: Antivaccine warriors say it’s vaccines that did it! [Respectful Insolence]

Last week, I wrote about how conspiracy theories are flowing fast and furious regarding the Zika…

Published: Feb 11, 2016

AIDS / Breast cancer / Cancer / Climate change / Earth science / Genetics / Immunology / Ion channels / Life Science / Malaria / Medicine / Neuroscience / Virology

A blue light for erections via optogenetics

With a little help from gene therapy and optogenetics, a blue light will get it up. Every now and…

Published: Feb 01, 2016

Gene Therapy / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

How A Neurotoxin in Crabs Causes Brain Damage

High levels of domoic acid in Dungeness and rock crabs has led to a fishing ban by the…

Published: Nov 16, 2015

Hepatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

In which the NCCIH is questioned… [Respectful Insolence]

Orac’s vacation continues apace. Well, not quite. The main reason I’m in London right…

Published: Sep 09, 2015

Cancer / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Jobs (Ion channels)

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Translational Neuroscientist

*About Pfizer* A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world,…

Posted: May 22, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Sr. Scientist

*About Pfizer* A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world,…

Posted: May 22, 2016

G-protein coupled receptors / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Postdoctoral Appointee – Computational Neuroscientist

What Your Job Will Be Like We are seeking Computational Neuroscientists to join an interdisciplinary…

Posted: May 21, 2016

Artificial intelligence / Computer science / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Ophthalmology / Substance abuse

Sr. Scientist

About Pfizer A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world, Pfizer…

Posted: May 21, 2016

G-protein coupled receptors / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Translational Neuroscientist

About Pfizer A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world, Pfizer…

Posted: May 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Summer Intern, DMPK

Company Description: Life Sciences innovation and drug discovery center. We offer circuit a suite of…

Posted: May 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Research Scientist Center for Hearing and Deafness

Posting 1600344Applications for this position will only be accepted online. To apply, please visit:…

Posted: May 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Appointee – Computational Neuroscientist

: We are seeking Computational Neuroscientists to join an interdisciplinary research program focused…

Posted: May 20, 2016

Artificial intelligence / Computer science / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Ophthalmology / Substance abuse

Staff Scientist, Biochemist

Johnson & Johnson’s Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group within Medical Devices is…

Posted: May 20, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology

Staff Scientist, Biochemist

Johnson & Johnson’s Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group within Medical Devices is…

Posted: May 19, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology