Oncology & Cancer

Tool targets cancer-causing fusions' weak spot

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital comprehensively characterized oncogenic fusions in pediatric cancer, providing proof-of-principle for genetic engineering-based therapies.

Medical research

Project aims to achieve cell-based heart repair

Chronic heart failure—also known as cardiac insufficiency in medicine—is the most common reason for hospital admissions and one of the most frequent causes of death in the western world. In Germany alone, 4 million people ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers design new hydrogel for more targeted cancer treatments

University of Toronto researchers have designed a new way to grow cells in a lab that enables them to better emulate cancerous tumors. The platform—based on a type of material known as a hydrogel, a soft jelly-like substance—opens ...

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