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Nobel Prize-Winning Science Is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research

Today, the 2016 Nobel Prize in the category of medicine or physiology was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi "for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy," a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components. In describing autophagy, the prize committee says, "Intense research is now ongoing to develop drugs that can target autophagy in various diseases." Some of that work is well underway at Georgetown University Medical Center.
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Industries / Medical : medGadget

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