UCSD research shows that enzymes believed to promote cancer actually suppress tumors

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say enzymes long categorized as promoting cancer may, in fact, be tumor suppressors and that current clinical efforts to develop inhibitor-based drugs should instead focus on restoring the enzymes’ activities. Click here to read the full press release. ### Among the … Continue reading “UCSD research shows that enzymes believed to promote cancer actually suppress tumors”

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say enzymes long categorized as promoting cancer may, in fact, be tumor suppressors and that current clinical efforts to develop inhibitor-based drugs should instead focus on restoring the enzymes’ activities.

Click here to read the full press release.

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Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely based in research universities, these facilities are home to many of the NCI-supported scientists who conduct a wide range of intense, laboratory research into cancer’s origins and development. The Cancer Centers Program also focuses on trans-disciplinary research, including population science and clinical research. The centers’ research results are often at the forefront of studies in the cancer field.

Author: Joe Lovrek

Born in Houston, Raised in Trinity Texas

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