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2012-04-04 14:22:30

CHICAGO, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg Pharma, a Boston based pharmaceutical company presented novel data today pertaining to key insights into cancer cell metabolism at the 103rd Annual AACR meeting. The company had a total of 5 presentations at the meeting that dealt with endothelial cell biology relative to tumor angiogenesis, mitochondrial flux in cancer cells for priming of cancer therapy, synergy of BPM 31510, Berg's lead oncology drug in development with gemcitabine, and use of...

2011-12-01 18:41:05

Off-patent generic drug Metformin prevents cancer cells from using their mitochondria to grow and spread throughout the body Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have identified cancer cell mitochondria as the unsuspecting powerhouse and "Achilles' heel" of tumor growth, opening up the door for new therapeutic targets in breast cancer and other tumor types. Reporting in the online Dec.1 issue of Cell Cycle, Michael P. Lisanti, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Stem...

2011-04-04 14:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytotech Labs, a Boston based pharmaceutical company and member of the Berg Pharma, Inc. group along with Berg Biosystems and Berg Diagnostics today presented groundbreaking insight into seminal work performed by Nobel Laureate, Otto Warburg. The Warburg Hypothesis asserts that increased utilization of anaerobic respiration and production of lactate is negotiated by cancer cells in return for evasion of apoptosis, programmed cell death and other...

2009-04-24 11:45:04

In preclinical studies, researchers in Texas found a novel cancer drug reduces growth of neuroblastoma -- a rare childhood brain cancer -- by 75 percent. Dr. Alejandro Levy, a fellow at the Children's Cancer Hospital at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said that the drug, 3-BrOP, developed at the center, reduces tumor growth by more than 75 percent as a single agent. The study, conducted with human neuroblastoma cells transplanted into mice, showed how 3-BrOP, a glycolysis...