Oncology & Cancer

Protein 'brake' could help develop new cancer treatments

Some cancerous tumors hijack proteins that act as "brakes" on our immune system and use them to form a sort of shield against immune recognition. Immunotherapy treatments have been created that turn off these "brakes" and ...

Medical research

Team develops a sugary-sweet new method for biomarker discovery

Everyone loves a sweet treat, even our cells. While we typically think of sugar as a component of our diet that gives us energy, sugars are also very important in guiding the activity of our cells. Sugar molecules can be ...

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