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2014-04-07 04:21:25

BREDA, The Netherlands and GHENT, Belgium, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings to be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting arGEN-X, a clinical stage human therapeutic antibody company, will present data on how its SIMPLE Antibody(TM) platform has identified four 'hotspots' on the MET protein that are suitable for therapeutic antibody targeting. Encoded by the oncogene c-Met, MET...

2014-03-10 08:30:35

BERGEN, Norway, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOK 13 million funding secured from the Research Council of Norway BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce the award of a NOK 13 million grant from the Research Council of Norway's User-driven Research based Innovation programme (BIA) to help fund research into novel therapeutics for inhibiting tumor epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), a key...

2013-11-04 16:21:59

Tumors become highly malignant when they acquire the ability to colonize other tissues and form metastases. LMU researchers have identified a factor that promotes metastasis of colon tumors – and presents a possible target for therapy. The protein c-MYC is referred to as a master regulator because it controls the activity of hundreds of genes, including many that drive cell growth and cell proliferation. Genetic changes that perturb its own regulation therefore have serious consequences...

2013-04-16 15:36:50

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have discovered that transcription factors regulating the levels of oxygen in the blood also play a role in the spread of the skin cancer melanoma. In research published April 8 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a research team led by William Kim, MD, member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and graduate student and first author Sara Hanna, linked melanoma metastases to a pair of transcription factors known as HIF1...

2012-05-21 13:00:58

The Stem Cells and Cancer Research Group headed by Dr Héctor G. Palmer at the Vall d'Hebrón Institute of Oncology (VHIO) has identified the molecular mechanisms that determine patients' response to certain drugs used in clinical trials for colon cancer treatment. The study led by VHIO also benefited from the collaboration with Professor Alberto Muñoz´s laboratory at the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas Alberto Sols, Consejo Superior de...


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