We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Pui-Yan Kwok as our fifth director, starting as of October 1, 2017.
In a research article published in the January 15th of Nature Cell Biology, Dr. Tang K. Tang uncover for the first time the role of Myosin-Va in the initial step of cilium assembly and reveal the underlying mechanism.
A novel regulation of DNA repair mechanism in neurons
The research was published in the journal Nature Communications on October 10th, 2017.
Many drugs are conjugated with polyethylene glycol (PEG) to increase their solubility, extension of circulation half-lives and reduction in immunogenicity. However, the presence of anti-PEG antibodies in some patients has been shown to affect the therapeutic efficacy and safety of PEGylated drugs.
The research demonstrates a pathogenic role for CELF1 in contributing to the Cx43 mRNA degradation during heart failure and was published in Circulation Research.