Category: Ion channels

Recent Ion channels Journal Articles

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Nanoscale visualization of functional adhesion/excitability nodes at the intercalated disc.

Intercellular adhesion and electrical excitability are considered separate cellular properties.…

Published: Jan 20, 2016 in Nature communications

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

LRRC8 Proteins Form Volume-Regulated Anion Channels that Sense Ionic Strength.

The volume-regulated anion channel (VRAC) is activated when a cell swells, and it plays a central…

Published: Jan 30, 2016 in Cell

Ion channels / Life Science

News Articles (Ion channels)

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An exercise approach to cystic fibrosis

We can't change our genes – yet – but we can alter our environments to ease life with an…

Published: Feb 05, 2016

Complementary Medicine / Diabetes / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Alternative splicing: a new approach to drug development? An interview with Lucy Donaldson

RNA is becoming an interesting drug target as it takes possible intervention back one step to the…

Published: Feb 01, 2016

Cancer / Diabetes / Gene Therapy / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Ophthalmology / Pain

Neuroprotection powers for phenytoin in acute optic neuritis

Selective sodium channel blockade with the anti-epileptic drug phenytoin protects against acute…

Published: Jan 29, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Ophthalmology

TSRI scientists reveal workings of key ‘relief-valve’ in cells

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has solved a long-standing mystery in…

Published: Jan 29, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Stroke

Of mice and men (and pigs), a cystic fibrosis mystery solved

New research from the University of Iowa answers a question that has vexed cystic fibrosis (CF)…

Published: Jan 28, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Microbiology

Study reveals workings of mysterious ‘relief valve’ that protects cells from swelling

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has solved a long-standing mystery…

Published: Jan 28, 2016

Cancer / Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Stroke

TSRI study reveals workings of mysterious ‘relief valve’ that protects cells from swelling

Solving a long-standing mystery in cell biology, a team has shown how a key 'relief-valve' in cells…

Published: Jan 28, 2016

Cancer / Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Stroke

Penn researchers use network science to help pinpoint source of seizures

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science and…

Published: Jan 28, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Team demonstrates protein damage by shock waves in traumatic brain injury patients

New research by Lawrence Livermore scientists shows how shock waves can damage membrane proteins in…

Published: Jan 27, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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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

Exclusive: Oliver Sacks, Antonio Damasio and Others Debate Christof Koch on the Nature of Consciousness

A few neurologists and brain scientists are proposing that the secret underlying all conscious…

Published: Jun 17, 2015

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Uncomfortably numb: The people who feel no pain

Researchers have identified a third gene that causes congenital insensitivity to pain when…

Published: May 25, 2015

Epigenetics / Evolution / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Jobs (Ion channels)

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CRA and Clinical Research Associate Manager

I have 2 CRA positions avail in CA One is for CRA in Menlo Park and the other is A CRA-Manager in…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Biologist III

Global Pharmaceutical company located in Suburban Philadelphia has a 6 month contract available for…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Virology

Postdoctoral Positions in Human Stem Cells (ES & iPS Cells) and Heart Regenerative Medicine

Two post-doctoral associate positions are available in the Department of Developmental Biology,…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Bioinformatics / Cardiology / Epigenetics / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Sr. Research Associate 2

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Cancer / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Virology

Sr. Research Associate 1 – Anesthesiology

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Cancer / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain / Virology

Sr. Research Associate 2 – Pulmonary Medicine

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in…

Posted: Feb 04, 2016

Cancer / Immunology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Sleep / Virology

Biologist – III (Senior)

Description and Requirements: Job Type: Temporary Number of Positions: 1 System Location: Research…

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Biologist – III (Senior)

Job Title: Biologist - III (Senior) Location: West Point PA 19486 Duration: 5+ months Contract…

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Researchers / Phd Students for Max Planck Research Group

The center of advanced european studies and research (caesar) in Bonn, Germany, is an institute of…

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Associate Scientist – Neuroscience

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since…

Posted: Feb 03, 2016

Cancer / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nephrology / Neuroscience