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A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) has identified a biochemical pathway in cancer stem cells that is essential for promoting head and neck cancer.
Researchers have discovered a way of eliminating leukemic stem cells, which could lead to new treatments that may help leukemia patients achieve complete remission.
Researchers at King's College London have identified a way of eliminating leukaemic stem cells, which could lead to new treatments that may enable complete remission for leukaemia patients.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced that it has identified a chemical series of molecules that penetrates the blood-brain barrier in animal models and reduces levels of BMI1, a protein linked to drug-resistant cancers.
Canadian researchers have identified a gene that controls the normal and pathological aging of neurons in the central nervous system: Bmi1. A research team from the University of Montreal, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory said the primary risk factor for diseases such as macular degeneration, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's is age.
Will scientists one day be able to slow the aging of the brain and prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's? Absolutely â€“ once the genetic coding associated with neuronal degeneration has been unraveled.