24 11, 2020

microRNA-146a controls age-related bone loss

2020-11-24T10:41:48+01:00November 24th, 2020|aging, biomarker, biomarkers, bone diseases, bone fracture risk assessment, microRNAs, microstructure, osteoporosis, Personalized medicine|0 Comments

We want to draw your attention to the latest publication in cooperation with TAmiRNA. The study identifies a novel and unexpected role of miR‐146a in bone homeostasis. miR‐146a increases with age and acts as an epigenetic molecular switch terminating bone accrual, leading to bone loss during aging by downregulating bone anabolic Wnt signaling. Conversely, loss of miR‐146a leads to continuous bone accrual during aging as a result of unrestricted bone anabolism and intact Wnt signaling. Therefore, miR‐146a crucially controls the temporal facet of bone homeostasis. "microRNA-146a controls age-related bone loss" Saferding V, Hofmann M, Brunner JS, et al. Aging Cell. 2020 Nov;19(11):e13244. doi: 10.1111/acel.13244. click here to read the story

18 09, 2019

TAmiRNA GmbH is part of the EU-funded Innovative Training Network FIDELIO

2019-12-09T09:21:39+01:00September 18th, 2019|biomarkers, bone diseases, diabetes, microRNAs, Personalized medicine|0 Comments

Diabetes mellitus is a widespread metabolic disease, with negative/adverse effects on many organ systems. Diabetes also significantly affects bone health. An increased risk of bone fractures and impaired fracture healing has been observed in patients, but the mechanisms are not fully understood. In order to investigate the links between diabetes and the bone system, the EU project "FIDELIO" will run for four years starting October 2019. This European Training Network, coordinated by scientists from the Faculty of Medicine of the Technical University of Dresden, is funded by the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions program with a total of 3.8 million €. FIDELIO aims to train the next generation of scientists in order to tackle the challenges of diabetic [...]

21 03, 2018

Serum levels of bone-related microRNAs and their association to bone microstructure and histomorphometry

2019-10-16T09:22:50+02:00March 21st, 2018|biomarker, bone diseases, microRNAs, microstructure, standard tools|0 Comments

We want to draw your attention to the latest publication of the VINFORCE research Group in cooperation with TAmiRNA GmbH, in Scientific Reports from Nature. “Bone-related circulating microRNAs miR-29b-3p, miR-550a-3p, and miR-324-3p and their association to bone microstructure and histomorphometry.” Scientific Reports, Volume 8,4867 (2018) MicroRNAs are promising new biomarkers for bone diseases. The findings enhance the potential value of circulating miRNAs as bone biomarkers and the clinical utility of miRNAs to reflect dynamic changes in bone formation and microstructure. Click here to read the study