Orlando- In a significant advance in improving the safety of donor stem cell transplants, a major clinical trial led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospita..
In an editorial to be published on Friday 24 February 2017 in the journal ecancermedicalscience, leading academics from across the UK explore the risks facing cancer care, treatment and research in a ..
A new study in rats suggests that nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, may be useful for treating or preventing nerve pain (neuropathy) caused by chemotherapy drugs. The findings by resea..
Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center Discovery of a dual role played by the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase 1 (PGK1) may indicate a new therapeutic target for glioblastoma, an often fatal form of brain..
Kevin Watanabe-Smith, Ph.D., likens cell mutations to typos in text messages. "Mutations are part of life. They are mistakes in a gene like typos in a text message," said Watanabe-Smith, a postdoct..
Credit: Will Kirk/Johns Hopkins University A research team from the United States and Canada has developed and successfully tested new computational software that determines whether a human DNA samp..
February 23, 2017 (Cambridge, MA) -- Proteins do most of the work inside the human body, supporting the structure, function, regulation, and repair of organs, tissues and cells. Proteins are synthesiz..
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, February 23, 2017--Overwhelming evidence from the biomedical literature shows that adeno-associated virus 2 (AAV2), a viral vector often..
The EBMT celebrates 60 years of medical innovations saving the lives of patients with blood cancers and other deadly diseases During its 43rd Annual Meeting in Marseille, France, from 26th-29th Marc..
Credit: KU Leuven - Alex van Vliet PERK is known to detect protein folding errors in the cell. Researchers at the Laboratory of Cell Death Research & Therapy at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Bel..