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Daily Aspirin Could Reduce Bowel Cancer Risk in Those With Lynch Syndrome
News   Aug 07, 2019

Taking a daily aspirin for > 2 years could reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with Lynch syndrome, according to new draft guidance from National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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World-first: Genetically Modified Miniature Human Livers Are Grown in the Laboratory
News   Aug 07, 2019

Researchers are the first to grow genetically modified miniature human livers in the laboratory, to emulate human liver disease progression and test therapeutics.

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Heart-on-a-Chip Mimics Drug Responses
News   Aug 07, 2019

Heart-of-a-ship tissue platform can predict how human hearts will respond to a wide range of drugs.

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"Bone-in-a-dish" Opens Window on Cancer Initiation and Bone Regeneration
News   Aug 06, 2019

Like real bone, the material developed at OHSU has a 3D mineral structure populated with living cells, providing a unique model to study bone function, diseases, and regeneration.

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Next-generation Medication: Where Chemistry Meets Computation
News   Aug 06, 2019

Using computational and synthetic approaches, researchers have successfully sped up a method of creating skeletally diverse indole alkaloids, composed of the medicinally-relevant scaffolds.

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Developing a Novel Nano-vaccine Against Melanoma
News   Aug 06, 2019

Scientists have developed a nano-vaccine against melanoma which has proven effective in preventing the development of skin cancer in a mouse model of the disease.

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Decoding Pancreatic Cancer’s Invade and Evade Tactics
News   Aug 06, 2019

Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer's ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Researchers now report on the molecular details of this process, shining a light on potential druggable targets for immunotherapies.

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Blinking Eye-on-a-Chip Helps Test Drug Candidates
News   Aug 06, 2019

An eye-on-a-chip, complete with a blinking eyelid, is helping scientists and drug developers to improve their understanding and treatment of dry eye disease.

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Treating Pancreatic Cancer With Arthritis Drug
News   Aug 05, 2019

Scientists believe that a specific imbalance in mitochondrial dynamics could serve as a target in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Using a mouse model, researchers show that an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of arthritis also happens to promote mitochondrial fusion in pancreatic cancer cells and extends survival time.

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Removing the Need for Transplant Anti-rejection Drugs
News   Aug 05, 2019

For decades, immunologists have been trying to "train" the immune system of transplant recipients to accept transplanted cells and organs without the long-term use of anti-rejection drugs. New preclinical research shows that this is now possible.

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