• New hope for mitochondrial disorders

    New Delhi: Efforts to find a treatment for mitochondrial disorders is set to get a major boost with a team of researchers at the Department of Biotechnology’s National Institute of Immunology (DBT-NII) figuring out a way to tackle autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia (adPEO), which is a widely prevalent mitochondrial disorder. Mitochondrial genetic disorders refer to a group of conditions…

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  • Portal to provide all-inclusive information on SERB sanctioned projects

    New Delhi: Science and Engineering Board (SERB), a statutory body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) with the mandate to plan, promote, and fund internationally competitive research in emerging areas, has set up a portal that offers real time information on the various research projects supported by it. Called ‘SERB – PRoject Information System & Management (SERB –…

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  • Study kindles new hope for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease

    New Delhi: Efforts to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease is expected to get a big boost with researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras finding that energy deficiency in certain cells in the human brain could be a major cause for the development of the  neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s Disease is the second most prominent neurodegenerative disease across the world…

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