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2011-04-26 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc.

2011-04-15 00:00:28

BellBrook Labs has developed a new HTS assay for screening methyltransferases, the family of enzymes involved in epigenetic modifications that cause cancerous cell growth and metastasis.

2011-04-05 14:53:42

Tumor suppressor genes normally control the growth of cells, but cancer can spring up when these genes are silenced by certain chemical reactions that modify chromosomes.

2011-04-04 08:06:28

Scientists have achieved one of the oldest and most rarely achieved goals of cancer research—they have found a way to “distract” cancer cells from their normal activities and make them act like normal cells.

2011-03-31 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, today announced 11 posters on entinostat, an oral, highly selective, class I histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, will be presented at the 102nd Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting April 2 to April 6 in Orlando, FL.

2011-03-22 00:25:45

A paper announcing a breakthrough discovery in the fight against Niemann-Pick Type C, coauthored by Olaf Wiest and Paul Helquist of the University of Notre Dame's Department Chemistry & Biochemistry and Frederick Maxfield, Chair of Biochemistry at Cornell University Weill College of Medicine, appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week.

2011-03-10 23:17:56

The liver normally makes and stores fat, which is required in moderation for normal body function.

2011-02-02 13:23:39

One of Mother Nature's latest gifts to medical science is stirring excitement with the discovery that the substance — obtained from a coral-reef inhabiting cyanobacterium — appears to be an ideal blueprint for developing new drugs for serious fractures, osteoporosis, and other bone diseases.

2011-01-26 17:33:08

A new study provides insight into how stress impacts the brain and may help to explain why some individuals are predisposed to depression when they experience chronic stress.


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