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December 10, 2011
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Novel Nanoparticle Mimicking Virus Offers New Route to Gene Therapy

Researchers at Yale University have developed a novel nanoparticle with promising applications in gene therapy, a type of medical treatment that addresses the root causes of diseases now typically treated for symptoms. The advance could lead to new therapies for … Continue reading

October 17, 2011
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New Method helps Researchers Zero in on Drugs that can kill Brain Cancer Stem Cells

Researchers with UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new screening approach to identify chemical compounds that can target and kill the stem cells responsible for creating deadly brain tumors. Glioblastoma is one of the deadliest malignancies, typically killing … Continue reading

January 24, 2011
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Go Figure: Math Model May Help Researchers with Stem Cell, Cancer Therapies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The difficult task of sorting and counting prized stem cells and their cancer-causing cousins has long frustrated scientists looking for new ways to help people who have progressive diseases. But in a development likely to delight math … Continue reading