Genetics

Harnessing skin cancer genes to heal hearts

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated that one of the most dangerous mutations found in skin cancers might moonlight as a pathway to mending a broken heart.

Oncology & Cancer

An ancient anti-cancer mechanism: DISE

A new editorial paper titled "DISE, an ancient anti-cancer mechanism that senses mutational load in cancerous cells?" has been published in Oncotarget.

Oncology & Cancer

First-in-class targeted microRNA therapy slows cancer tumor growth

A new cancer therapy developed by Purdue University researchers attacks tumors by tricking cancer cells into absorbing a snippet of RNA that naturally blocks cell division. As reported in Oncogene, tumors treated with the ...

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