Urolithin A shows effective against muscular dystrophy
A new study published in Science Translational Medicine by EPFL professor Johan Auwerx and scientists from EPFL start-up Amazentis highlights the effectiveness of mitophagy-stimulating molecule Urolithin A in mice to cure a disease similar to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. And points to a possible treatment for affected people.
"Having freedom in your research process keeps you motivated"
Alexis Marchal joined the the doctoral program at EPFL in 2016 to pursue his studies and obtain his doctorate in Finance. He tells us about his experience so far.
Marcin Kroczak retraces the steps of his ancestor, exiled to Siberia
This summer, Marcin Kroczak – a first-year EPFL student of Polish origin, majoring in communication systems – hopes to embark on an “extraordinary journey.”
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Nature of Robotics: An Expanded Field
Under its new banner “EPFL Pavilions”, ArtLab is devoting its winter programme to the theme of robotics to instigate a thought process on the emerging perspectives and scenarios of this rapidly expanding field. Nature…
With: EPFL: Prof. Auke Ijspeert’s Biorobotics Laboratory (BioRob), Prof. Herbert Shea’s Soft Transducers Laboratory (LMTS), Prof. Selman Sakar’s MicroBioRobotic Systems (MICROBS) Laboratory, Prof Jamie Paik’s Reconfigurable Robotics Laboratory (RRL). Artistes: Haseeb Ahmed, Claudia Comte, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Agnes Denes, Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson, Urs Fischer, Basim Magdy, Jürg Lehni, Adrien Missika, Katja Novitskova, Trevor Paglen, Léa Pereyre & PATHOS, Jean Tinguely et Suzanne Treister
Place and room: EPFL pavilions
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