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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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"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
News   Jan 20, 2017

Cancerous cells often delete genes that suppress tumor formation, often these genes deletions extend into neighboring genes, this is known as "collateral lethality".

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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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Taming Big Data
Taming Big Data
News   Jan 20, 2017

System finds and links related data scattered across digital files, for easy querying and filtering.

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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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'Molecular Barcode' Predicts Ebola Outcome
'Molecular Barcode' Predicts Ebola Outcome
News   Jan 20, 2017

The likelihood of a patient surviving or dying from Ebola virus can be accurately predicted by analyzing the expression of a small number of genes.

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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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The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
News   Jan 20, 2017

The type of sugar you eat, and not just the calorie count, may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function

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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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