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2011-11-14 15:15:10

UC San Diego researchers find surprising role for enzyme in tumor cell division and new drug to combat it Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center have identified a new drug discovery approach enabling the destruction of the most highly proliferative tumors. The discovery, published in the Nov. 13 online issue of the journal Nature Medicine, points to an effective, alternative method for killing fast-growing cancer...

2011-10-24 23:09:24

Targeting specific addresses could help fight cancer, obesity and other diseases A research team led by scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered four new "ZIP codes" in their quest to map the vast blood vessel network of the human body. The study, published online the week of Oct. 24 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, brings science one step closer to the goal of using the vascular system to personalize cancer therapy, as...

2011-09-01 12:06:42

Discovery could highlight a new avenue for drug development to combat neurodegenerative disorder University of British Columbia scientists may have uncovered a new explanation for how Alzheimer's disease destroys the brain — a profusion of blood vessels. While the death of cells, whether they are in the walls of blood vessels or in brain tissue, has been a major focus of Alzheimer's disease research, a team led by Wilfred Jefferies, a professor in UBC's Michael Smith Laboratories,...

2011-09-01 11:30:13

The Findings Open the Door to the Development of Novel Drugs for Early-Stage Tumors Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shown that a particular white blood cell plays a direct role in the development and spread of cancerous tumors. Their work sheds new light on the development of the disease and points toward novel strategies for treating early-stage cancers. The study was published in September 2011 print issue of the American Journal of Pathology. Scripps Research...

2011-08-18 12:27:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading angiogenesis and cancer researcher Dr. Robert S. Kerbel of the University of Toronto will deliver the Future of Medicine Keynote Address at the Angiogenesis Foundation's 9th International M. Judah Folkman Conference -- New Frontiers in Therapeutic Development. The conference will take place on October 29-30, 2011 in Cambridge, MA, and attracts key opinion leaders from academia, industry and government to discuss the latest scientific...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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