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2010-10-05 14:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross announced today that Michael Cleary has been promoted to senior vice president, CFO & treasurer. Cleary previously served as vice president, Finance. He fills a position vacated last week when the company announced that Gary St. Hilaire had been promoted to president of Capital BlueCross. Cleary joined the company in 1996, serving as vice president of Finance until today's promotion. Prior to joining the Finance team at Capital...

2008-09-17 15:00:37

Cancer researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered a promising new chemotherapy target for a deadly form of leukemia. Their discovery hinges on a novel "double agent" role for a molecular signal that regulates cell growth. The rogue signal, glycogen synthase kinase 3, was previously found to halt uncontrolled cell growth, preventing several forms of cancer. It also keeps growth of healthy cells in check. But new data show that GSK3 fuels a deadly form of...

2005-10-20 14:17:43

STANFORD, Calif. - Tumor-suppressor proteins work to inhibit tumor growth in our bodies and when they win, they spare us a battle with cancer. But one such protein, menin, appears to have a split personality. Though menin is well-known for its ability to suppress endocrine tumors, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that it is also a key player in the development of some forms of acute leukemia. The researchers, who made the discovery in working with mouse...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'