Oncology & Cancer

Molecular details of a dangerous form of liver cancer

In a recent article published in Hepatology, a group led by researchers at Osaka University investigated the molecular mechanisms that drive development of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)—a cancer which develops in ...

Medical research

Missing bile ducts offer clues to mechanism of liver injury

Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine described a new phenomenon in which the deletion of a single gene involved in liver embryogenesis completely wipes out bile ducts of newborn mice. But despite ...

Immunology

Immune cells in the human biliary system mapped

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have analyzed and described in detail the immune cells residing in the human bile duct. The findings may pave the way for new treatment strategies against disorders of the bile ...

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