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New drugs are available for severe asthma and a better understanding of the different types of patients exists, based on work done in Pittsburgh. New research into why high doses of steroids don’t work for some severe asthma patients used machine learning techniques to discover a dozen clinical variables that predict who those patients are. …

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The Core A,  Dr. Xiang-Qun Xie Group would like to congratulate Abdulrahman A Almehizia on his successful thesis defense! Abdul’s research focused on DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF NOVEL SELECTIVE CANNABINOID RECEPTOR 2 (CB2) LIGANDS WITH THERAPEUTIC POTENTIALS.  CB2 receptors has been shown to be involved in several physiological functions as well as diseases, such …

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