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Supportive Cell Signals Encourage Pancreatic Tumor Growth
Supportive Cell Signals Encourage Pancreatic Tumor Growth
News   Jan 23, 2017

Salk scientists find that targeting the interaction between a pancreatic tumor and its microenvironment could weaken cancer.

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Innovation in Cancer, Infectious Disease Research
Innovation in Cancer, Infectious Disease Research
News   Jan 20, 2017

UC Berkeley’s Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Research Institute was launched last year to help support interactivity between cancer and infectious disease research.

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Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers have characterized a new genetically-based immunodeficiency which stems from a mutation in the gene, STAT2.

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
News   Jan 20, 2017

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
News   Jan 20, 2017

Study shows that suppression of PTEN can lead to an increase in muscle stem cells.

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Making Strides in Sickle Cell Disease Research
Making Strides in Sickle Cell Disease Research
News   Jan 20, 2017

The world's largest sickle stem cell disease library will contain a diverse range of samples that can be used to study the disease and develop therapeutics.

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Breakthrough in Understanding Oesophageal Tumour Resistance
Breakthrough in Understanding Oesophageal Tumour Resistance
News   Jan 20, 2017

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have identified that loss of miR-17 from cancer stem cells is associated with oesophageal tumour resistance to radiotherapy.

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Improved Cell Reprogramming
Improved Cell Reprogramming
News   Jan 20, 2017

UCLA scientists have identified a fifth transcription factor, which can significantly increase the efficiency of the cell reprogramming process.

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Immunoprofiler Iniative Launched By UCSF And Pharma
Immunoprofiler Iniative Launched By UCSF And Pharma
News   Jan 20, 2017

University of California San Francisco will partner with AbbVie, Amgen and Bristol Myers Squibb to analyse at least 500 tumour samples for immunologically relevant characteristics.

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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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