CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers are tracking down genetic variants that they hope will help identify childhood cancer patients at increased risk of treatment-related health complications later in life, City of Hope researcher Smita Bhatia reported at the annual American Society of Clinical
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has received a $300,000 donation from the Hugs for Brady Foundation to fund a personalized pediatric cancer treatment research program, Rutgers University said today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics has unearthed a gene mutation that appears to upend typical chromatin patterns in some cases of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory along with Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have formed a genomic medicine collaboration to explore potential new treatments for cancer.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Phoenix Children's Hospital said today that it has launched a new molecular and personalized medicine research institute that will focus first on childhood cancers but later will branch out into other research directions.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded $430,000 to fund two research projects at the University of California, San Francisco that seek to use and apply genomics to treat or prevent childhood cancer.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project announced today that it is releasing genome sequence data for hundreds of matched tumor-normal samples assessed through the collaboration.