Tag Archive: Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome

Feb 21 2017

Q&A With New AAAS Fellow Michael Marks: Curiosity, Collaborators, and Good Questions

Cell biologist Michael Marks, PhD, studies strange, specific organelles that are only found in certain cell types in our bodies. By dissecting the ways these lysosome-related organelles are assembled, he has gained novel insights into how these mechanisms are thwarted in a rare genetic disease called Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/qa-new-aaas-fellow-michael-marks-curiosity-collaborators-good-questions/

Jul 23 2014

Platelet Granule Formation Gives Insight Into Rare Disease

Cell biologists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute speculate that platelet granules hold the key to unlocking the mechanisms behind Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/platelet-granule-formation-gives-insight-rare-disease/