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After Great Dane success, cancer doc eyes brain tumors

(Medical Xpress)—Two University of Colorado Cancer Center publications set stage for K9 cancer vaccine test with human glioblastoma. Michael Graner, PhD, is a CU Cancer Center investigator and associate professor of neurosurgery ...

Jun 27, 2013
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No genetic clock for neuron longevity

(Medical Xpress)—People are living longer than ever before, thanks to medical and technological advances. Unfortunately, aging can be associated with a decrease in brain function. This is because, unlike other cells in ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Researchers identify elusive taste stem cells

Scientists at the Monell Center have identified the location and certain genetic characteristics of taste stem cells on the tongue. The findings will facilitate techniques to grow and manipulate new functional taste cells ...

Feb 04, 2013
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