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.
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Indivumed and Georgetown have already established a biobank and clinical database for analyzing tumor specimens to improve cancer diagnostics.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.