For some time, there has been speculation that glucose metabolism was associated with Alzheimer’s disease, with some researchers going so far as to call Alzheimer’s diabetes type 3. Researchers with the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging conducted the largest study so far on proteins related to Alzheimer’s and identified proteins and biological processes that regulate glucose metabolism that are associated with Alzheimer’s. The study was published in the journal Nature Medicine.

Researchers with Scripps Research and other institutions around the globe published a study in the journal Nature Medicine debunking the theory that the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is manmade after an analysis of the genome sequence of SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers at Technical University of Munich (TUM) recently developed a gene therapy that might cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Companies continue to announce advancements in artificial intelligence programming as they harness the power of AI and machine learning to aid in drug discovery and development.