The FASEB Journal News - October 2017

October 27, 2017
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In the News

Resistance training prevents age-related tendon damage
(Cell Biology, Physiology)

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests resistance training can prevent age-related tendon disorders.

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New approach may hold the key to treating antibiotic-resistant bacteria
(Biology, Infectious Diseases)

A new study in The FASEB Journal explores the antibacterial efficacy of host proteins in the presence of antibiotics.

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Scientists identify a possible therapeutic target for regulating body weight
(Biology, Genetics)

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that over-expression of GTRAP3-18 gene could be related to obesity in humans.

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Meet the Editor

Laura Goldsmith
Associate Editor
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Laura T. Goldsmith has served on the editorial board of The FASEB Journal since 2005. She is is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, and Director of the Division of Research in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Professor of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School/Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences-Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Goldsmith has served on the National Science Foundation Advisory Panel in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience, on several National Institutes of Health Special Emphasis Panels, as an ad hoc member of several NIH study sections, and on the Advisory Board to the National March of Dimes. Her research has been funded by both the NIH and the National Science Foundation. Goldsmith received her doctorate from New York University, completed postdoctoral fellowship training in Neuroendocrinology at the University of Pittsburgh in the laboratory of Ernst Knobil and served on the faculty at New York University School of Medicine.

The basic science research currently ongoing in her laboratory is focused on novel signaling mechanisms regulating hormone production of and cellular differentiation in ovarian and endometrial cells. In addition to basic science research, Goldsmith has been an investigator in several National Clinical Multicenter Trials including the NIH Women’s Health Initiative and the SWAN Study (Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation).  She was recently elected to Faculty Membership of AOA Honor Medical Society.

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