Research at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland may lead to a diagnostic that could help physicians unsatisfied with Gleevec’s performance against gastrointestinal stromal tumors to switch to Sutent.
 
“We wondered if the same [genes of response for Gleevec] would hold true for Sutent, and what we found is that it’s exactly opposite,” according to Michael Heinrich, who led the study. Heinrich previously studied mutations linked to Gleevec response in GIST.
 

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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.

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