Research reveals how a cancer-causing gene influences genetic variation in prostate cancer

Researchers from the Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) at Queen Mary University of London, the Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine, and the University of Milan have identified a new role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in the prostate. cancer. Results published today in cell reportsreveals how the … Read more

New machine learning tool detects mutational signature linking bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that link bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. The discovery is made possible by a powerful new machine learning tool the team has developed to find patterns of mutations caused by carcinogens and other DNA alterations. The … Read more

New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

AI-guided tools pinpoint the immune cell driver and protective genetic factor of esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer (EAC) is a type of cancer that affects the mucous glands in the lower esophagus -; The tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and is often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), which is a harmful change in the cells lining the esophagus. … Read more