Dawn Hayward

About Dawn Hayward

Dawn Hayward loves reading classic books, as most of the main characters enjoy breaking societal norms.

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Uncovering How a Diabetes Drug Slows Cancer Growth

Uncovering How a Diabetes Drug Slows Cancer Growth

What do a relatively unknown gene, a well-known signaling pathway and nuclear transport have in common? They’re all part of how diabetes and cancer drug metformin works. Metformin is a widely used type 2 diabetes drug that lowers glucose levels and sensitizes cells to insulin. Metformin’s mechanism has been long sought after, and studies into(...)

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Partnering Toward Discovery Seminar Series: HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Transplants

Partnering Toward Discovery Seminar Series: HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Transplants

Organ transplants are lifesaving operations for HIV-positive patients with kidney and liver failure — but only if they can reach the top of the waiting list. To further complicate the process, the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 strictly prohibited the transplant of organs from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients due to safety concerns and(...)

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