ASCO Presenter Touts Comparative Genomics with Dog, Sea Lion Models as Source of Cancer Clues | GenomeWeb

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Researchers are continuing to expand the repertoire of animal models used to study the genetic basis of various cancers, attendees heard here this weekend at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.

As part of a session on evolution, medicine, and cancer, North Carolina State University genomics researcher Matthew Breen described the rationale behind his team's comparative oncology research, focusing on findings from molecular studies done on bladder cancers in dogs and sea lions.

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