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Eran Hornstein

Clearing Out Cellular Junkyards May Be Therapeutic

Details of a cellular adaptation mechanism may point to new ways of treating neurodegeneration

Eran Hornstein

Q & A with Prof. Eran Hornstein on discovering why mutations in a gene for a tiny non-coding RNA could herald the onset of neurodegenerative...

Wild type megakaryocyte

Tiny bits of RNA are found to play a crucial role in blood cell maturation


A complex for activating certain RNAs must avoid cutting up the wrong strands

Living Microprocessor Tunes in to Feedback

What keeps the machinery for chopping functional pieces out of certain long RNA strands from cutting up the wrong kinds of RNA?

(l-r) Standing: Sharon Kredo, Dr. Tali Melkman Zehavi, Roni Oren. Sitting: Dr. Eran Hornstein, Natali Rivkin, Amitai Mandelbaum

A newly discovered step in insulin production could give researchers new tools to deal with diabetes

A pancreas containing two populations of cells. The red cells synthesize microRNAs while the green ones don’t. Image from the lab of Dr. Eran Hornstein

MicroRNAs may be a missing factor in a number of baffling diseases.

Blue reporter gene in embryonic neural crest

Dr. Eran Hornstein has some new ideas about gene regulation