The team found that cancer-causing genes depend on the BTK gene, which they believe they can shut down with an existing drug.
A new analysis hints that adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas may have certain overlapping expression patterns, regardless of the tissue of origin.
The five-year award will provide funding for researchers to investigate genetic determinants of Barrett's Esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma.
In Genome Research this week: esophageal adenocarcinoma sequencing study, the automated BLAST pipeline Leapfrog, and more.
The activity follows a recent financing round that has enabled OncoDNA to build out its sales team as it courts new clients.
OncoDNA has launched two new precision cancer medicine projects, the budgets for which total €16 million and are being supported in part by the Belgian Walloon Region.
The study also found that esophageal squamous cell carcinomas resemble head and neck cancer, while esophageal adenocarcinomas are similar to gastric cancers.
Eleven new recommendations were issued to address appropriate HER2 testing and clinical guidance in individuals with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
Genome sequencing on more than 100 esophageal adenocarcinoma tumors led to structural rearrangements and three esophageal adenocarcinoma mutational subtypes.
Researchers uncovered ties between a germline VSIG10L mutation, inherited forms of Barrett esophagus, and related esophageal cancer cases.
Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.
The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.
CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.