Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
Alison Billroth-MacLurg, a six-year Ph.D. candidate in Deborah Fowell’s lab, is in the thick of planning her career and recently attended a one-day mini course to help basic scientists become more competitive in the job market.
2/26/2015 | 1 comment
A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that approximately one in 5,000 young boys in the U.S. have Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy, two of the more common inherited neuromuscular disorders.
2/23/2015 | 1 comment
A new gene editing technology is taking the scientific community by storm and researchers at the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute are the first to put the promising system to use in upstate New York.
2/11/2015 | 0 comments
While a new study shows that creatine does not slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, researchers remain committed to pursuing therapies that may help patients manage the symptoms of the disease for a longer period of time.
2/10/2015 | 2 comments
A 3D imaging system for diagnosing breast cancer that was invented at the URMC received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
2/5/2015 | 0 comments