New Weapon in the Fight Against Blood Cancer Tuesday, July 28, 2015 This strategy, which uses patients’ own immune cells, genetically engineered to target tumors, has shown significant success against multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells that is largely incurable. Funding Boost for Precision Medicine Research in Glasgow Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The University of Glasgow’s position as a leading centre for the development of precision medicine has been bolstered by the award of £3.4 million from the Medical Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to create the largest MRC Molecular Pathology Node in the UK.TOPLESS Plants Provide Clues to Human Molecular Interactions Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute have revealed an important molecular mechanism in plants that has significant similarities to certain signaling mechanisms in humans, which are closely linked to early embryonic development and to diseases such as cancer.Allergan to Acquire Naurex Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The acquisition will strengthen Allergan's long-term growth profile with the addition of Naurex's lead development product rapastinel (GLYX-13), a once-weekly intravenous Phase 3-ready molecule that has demonstrated rapid, robust and sustained efficacy in multiple Phase 2 clinical studies in depression. Toxin from Salmonid Fish has Potential to Treat Cancer Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Researchers from the University of Freiburg decode molecular mechanism of fish pathogen.Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS.
Study Finds Non-Genetic Cancer Mechanism Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Cancer can be caused solely by protein imbalances within cells, a study of ovarian cancer has found.Scientists Create CRISPR/Cas9 Knock-In Mutations in Human T Cells Tuesday, July 28, 2015 In a project spearheaded by investigators at UC San Francisco, scientists have devised a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using the genome-editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9. Researchers Find U.S. Breast Milk is Glyphosate Free Monday, July 27, 2015 Washington State University scientists have found that glyphosate, the main ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, does not accumulate in mother’s breast milk.