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    Physician-author Charlotte Jacobs, MD, professor emerita of medicine at Stanford, spent the past decade digging through archives, conducting over a hundred interviews and reading countless first-hand accounts and period news to write her latest biography.

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    A mutation linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis interferes with the transport of proteins in and out of a cell’s nucleus. Targeting this pathway with drugs or therapies may one day help patients with neurodegenerative disease.

  • Spectrum accepting grant proposals; deadline Sept. 30

    Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to projects ranging from medical technologies to therapeutics to community engagement.

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