Illinois Team Takes On Brain Cancer With a Multi-MicroRNA Approach | GenomeWeb

To help glioblastoma multiforme patients, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have taken an unusual approach to studying the role of microRNAs in this deadly brain cancer. By evaluating 534 miRNAs simultaneously — instead of one at a time as is typically done — the team confirmed 25 miRNAs previously associated with glioblastoma survival and found 20 miRNAs associated with breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and gastric adenocarcinoma tumor growth.

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