No "Brakes" -- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Study Finds Mechanism For Increased Activity Of Oncogene In Certain Cancers

Published: Jan 07, 2014

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

The increased activation of a key oncogene in head and neck cancers could be the result of mutation and dysfunction of regulatory proteins that are supposed to keep the gene, which has the potential to cause cancer, in check, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings, published in the early online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggest a new target for drugs to treat head and neck tumors, as well as other cancers.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Back to news