From shape-shifting to therapy

09 Mar 2013

The latest research into the intricate processes that let substances into and out of cells will help to lay the foundations for the next generation of therapies for major diseases.

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Molecular sacs of debris (pink) are delivered to the lysosome (dark red)

Autophagy: when ‘self-eating’ is good for you

03 Apr 2012

New discoveries by Cambridge scientists about a molecular waste-disposal process that ‘eats’ bacteria are influencing the clinical management of cystic fibrosis, and could be the basis of innovative new treatments to fight off bacteria.

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