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How are long strands of DNA packed into tiny cells?

How are long strands of DNA packed into tiny cells?

DNA is a long, floppy molecule, and there’s more than three feet of it in every cell. Scientists are a step closer to understanding how DNA, which carries our genetic information, is squeezed into every cell in the body.

6/28/2017
Cancer Biology, thanks to Green Lizards

Cancer Biology, thanks to Green Lizards

What can green lizards and “dark matter” teach us about cancer?

5/26/2017
Gene Study Points Researchers toward New Pathway for Leukemia

Gene Study Points Researchers toward New Pathway for Leukemia

Leukemia is one of the hardest cancers to treat, but scientists have discovered a new, targetable pathway in one of the worst subtypes of the disease.

5/8/2017
Researchers Look to Improve Late-Stage Liver Cancer Therapy

Researchers Look to Improve Late-Stage Liver Cancer Therapy

Scientists discovered a potential therapy for late-stage liver cancer based on earlier work showing that the androgen receptor (AR), the protein that makes testosterone functional, plays a major role in regulating this type of malignancy. 

7/26/2016
Pancreatic Cancer Network Awards $2M to Wilmot Investigator

Pancreatic Cancer Network Awards $2M to Wilmot Investigator

The national Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) granted its most competitive award, for $2 million, to David C. Linehan, M.D., to support a large, multicenter clinical trial testing an immunotherapy in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.

7/13/2016