Article list of intractable diseases

Delayed diagnosis suffering from patients with intractable and rare diseases Is the issue "a suspicious attitude"? Osaka University

 It is said that it takes an average of 4 to 9 years for patients suffering from "intractable / rare diseases" that are difficult to diagnose to obtain a correct diagnosis. "Diagno […]

Discovered the mechanism by which pathogenic E. coli changes metabolic capacity to gain growth advantage

 IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Deseases), an inflammatory bowel disease represented by ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, is the intestine […]

Responsible gene for moyamoya disease Mysterin, found to be a regulator of fat metabolism Kyoto Sangyo University, etc.

 Moyamoya disease is an intractable cerebrovascular disease of unknown cause that is common in East Asia (Japan, China, and Korea).The internal carotid artery, the main blood supply channel to the brain, is narrowed […]

Dementia that occurs frequently in the southern part of the Kii Peninsula, involvement of tau protein in the brain

 In intractable neurological diseases such as dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease (PD), only cognitive dysfunction such as forgetfulness […]

Development of treatment for intractable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) The University of Tokyo and others

 Specially appointed professor Guo Shin of the International University of Health and Welfare Clinical Medicine Research Center (Lecturer, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo) and the research group of the University of Tokyo are effective […]

World's first discovery of MIRAGE syndrome Keio University and others, a new genetic disease that causes intractable diseases

 Collaborative research teams such as Keio University School of Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, and Yokohama City University School of Medicine have various […] including congenital hypoplasia of the adrenal tract.

Kobe University and others elucidate the mechanism of muscular dystrophy onset

 Kobe University […] that the detailed cause of the onset of muscular dystrophy, a hereditary intractable disease that weakens muscle strength, is a disorder in the synthesis of a sugar called ribitol phosphate.

To build an iPS cell bank for Parkinson's disease Promote pathological research Juntendo University, etc.

 Professor Nobutaka Hattori of the Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine has developed a technology to efficiently induce iPS cells produced from human peripheral blood into neural stem cells […]

Tohoku University Intractable disease, extended lifespan in mice with mitochondrial disease

 Professor Takaaki Abe of Tohoku University, Professor Kenichiro Hayashi of Okayama University, Professor Hitoshi Kosaka of Jichi Medical University, Professor Kazuto Nakata of University of Tsukuba and others are intractable diseases Mito […]