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A new method to detect cholesterol

A research team from the UNIGE / NCCR Chemical Biology, in collaboration with the Universities of California and Helsinki, has created a natural cholesterol that can be detected in the body.

Sphingosine role in calcium homeostasis

The collaborative efforts of several groups across the globe, including the Riezman lab from UNIGE and member of the NCCR network, were recently reported in e-Life journal.

New light on anti-sphingolipid targeting cancer therapy

NCCR researchers and other external labs identify the lysosomal transmembrane protein, LAPTM4B, as a specific ceramide binding protein and an alternative regulator of ceramide clearance from the late endosomes independently of the known ceramidase-dependent catabolism.