The partners aim to identify master regulators in the molecular networks of GIST patients that can serve as drug targets for existing treatments.
In Science this week: immunogenic mutations in GI cancers, and more.
The research may lay the groundwork for a noninvasive test for GI or other types of cancer without prior knowledge of which organ is affected.
The agreement expands the partners' alliance to include additional diseases within the gastrointestinal tract.
In GIST tumors lacking genetic mutations, researchers uncover an epimutation affecting a gene promoter.
NAME: Hanlee Ji
By Adam Bonislawski
Indivumed and Georgetown have already established a biobank and clinical database for analyzing tumor specimens to improve cancer diagnostics.
A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.
Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.
A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.