Oncology & Cancer

An artificial mole as an early warning system

Alongside cardiovascular disease, cancer has become the top cause of death in industrialised countries. Many of those affected are diagnosed only after the tumour has developed extensively. This often reduces the chance of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Team develops technology to find optimum drug target for cancer

A KAIST research team led by Professor Kwang-Hyun Cho of the Department of Bio and Brain Engineering developed technology to find the optimum drug targets for specific types of cancer cells. The team used systems biology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mutant gene network in colon cancer identified

The principles of the gene network for colon tumorigenesis have been identified by a KAIST research team. The principles will be used to find the molecular target for effective anti-cancer drugs in the future. Further, this ...

Medical research

Manipulating mitochondrial networks could promote healthy aging

Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells—either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it—may increase lifespan and promote health, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School ...

Neuroscience

Shared genetics in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

A genetic variant associated with multiple psychiatric disorders drives changes in a brain network that may increase an individual's risk of developing bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, finds a study published in Journal ...

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