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.
Researchers found that exposing very young mouse pups to low levels of bishphenol-A or BPA, a chemical compound that gives plastics their sturdy nature, can impair their brains’ adaptability.
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Sellix, an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, studies circadian rhythms and biological clocks. He was recently awarded the 2013 Early Investigators Award by the Endocrine Society. Check out this video to learn more about his current and future research.
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