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  • Mobile phones in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease 17.07.2019 Researchers at National Laboratory Astana are studying the effect of mobile phone frequency electromagnetic fields for the treatment of age-related dementia. The scientists started investigating opportunities for how radiofrequency electromagnetic fields could be used in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) therapy, and they selected a frequency of 918 MHz because it is so commonly used in mobile ...
  • International conference dedicated to 10th anniversary of Center for Life Sciences 01.07.2019 Please, click  the link to access the PDF of the book of abstracts of the International Conference dedicated to 10th anniversary of Center for Life Sciences, NLA “Modern Perspectives for Biomedical Sciences: From Bench to Bedside”: Book of abstracts NLA
  • Drug-resistant M.tuberculosis strains are studied at NLA 18.04.2019 According to WHO data, every day about 4 500 people die from tuberculosis (TB) and 30 000 become sick with TB. Over the last decade, the medical community has faced difficulties in fighting tuberculosis due to the emergence of strains that are either extensively resistant to drugs or multidrug resistant. Currently, Nazarbayev University scientists are conducting ...
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Demo Day  at NLA 12.04.2019 National Laboratory Astana and ZALMA Ltd. company organized  Thermo Fisher Scientific Demo Day, which  took place at Nazarbayev University yesterday. During the seminar Thermo Fisher Scientific company representatives from Moscow delivered reports about new instruments, equipment, software, services to solve for complex analytical challenges in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic research, as well as the clinical laboratory.  Also in the framework of the Demo Day Equipment ...
  • Sudden cardiac death: New genetic mutations discovered 02.04.2019  NLA researchers have discovered new genetic factors associated with heart failure and sudden cardiac death.  Studying these genetic markers will help scientists to better understand heart disease, which could be used in the future to screen individuals for potential risks related to developing heart conditions. The results of this unique genetic research are published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Plos One. According to US cardiologists, sudden cardiac death ...