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News tagged ‘BasicResearch’ clear

  • In a new study published in Nature, Dana-Farber scientists demonstrate how a sudden, isolated shuffling of genetic material — known as chromothripsis — can occur.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • A new technology developed at Dana-Farber may make it possible to target "undruggable" proteins and overcome drug resistance by using a cancer cell's own protein-degrading machinery to destroy, not just inhibit, cancer proteins.

Tags: BasicResearch, TargetedTherapy

  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center has a new website to connect patients and physicians with information about precision cancer medicine, including resources on what precision cancer is and how it can be applied to cancer care today.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Bruce Spiegelman, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has received Belgium's most important international scientific prize for his contributions to understanding the mechanisms of metabolic disorders.

Tags: BasicResearch, Honors

  • In a new study, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute show that disruptions to the activity of cell proteins can reveal which genetic mutations lead to disease and which are mere bystanders.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston and the Irish Cancer Society have formed the Boston-Ireland Prostate Cancer Collaboration. This new entity will conduct and facilitate exchanges of researchers and knowledge between Boston and Ireland.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • A new laboratory test predicts which of several cancer drugs will work best against a patient's tumor, and could become a powerful precision medicine tool for individualizing cancer therapy.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Scientists publish the first comprehensive catalog of genetic mutations and other abnormal changes found in 279 cancers of the head and neck, identifying several broken molecular pathways that might be targeted by existing and future cancer drugs.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, HeadNeckCancers

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is expanding its research footprint by moving into five floors at Longwood Center (360 Longwood Avenue), beginning later this month.

Tags: BasicResearch, TranslationalResearch

  • According to a new study led by Dana-Farber researchers, patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who had high levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream prior to treatment with chemotherapy and targeted drugs, survived longer, on average, than patients with lower levels of the vitamin.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer, Nutrition

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