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Pediatric Blood & Cancer: Evaluation of patritumab with or without erlotinib in combination with standard cytotoxic agents against pediatric sarcoma xenograft models

October 28, 2017

Abhik Bandyopadhyay 1, Edward Favours 1, Doris A Phelps 1, Vanessa Del Pozo 1, Samson Ghilu 1, Dias Kurmashev 1, Joel Michalek 2, Aron Trevino 2, Denis Guttridge 3, Cheryl London 4, Kenji Hirotani 5, Ling Zhang 5, Raushan T Kurmasheva 1, Peter J Hought …


Cancer Knowledge Network: What is the International Consensus on Screening for Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors?

October 19, 2017

RESEARCH:  The Lancet Oncology:  Recommendations for cardiomyopathy surveillance for survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group.  Experts in late effects screening from …


Business Wire: Genomic Vision – Report of the LSR R&D Day

October 18, 2017

Genomic Vision (Paris:GV) (Euronext: FR0011799907 – GV), a company specialized in the development of diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancers and genetic diseases, today reports of its second R&D Day which took place on October 16 in Par …


San Antonio Express-News: Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

October 9, 2017

Kennedie Bailey celebrated her 11th birthday in May with a sleepover, but she can’t remember much about the details because, shortly after, she was shocked to learn that she had a rare cancer. Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma develops from connective tissue …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Chemotherapy Exposure and EKG Changes: What Do They Mean?

October 5, 2017

Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Electrophysiological effects of anthracyclines in adult survivors of pediatric malignancy. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital conducted a retrospective chart review of 147 survivors of childhood cancer that were now over …


Medical Xpress: Anti-RAS antibodies show poor reliability in recognizing RAS proteins

October 5, 2017

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio co-authored a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling that looks at the reliability of a common research tool to study RAS cancer mutations. RAS mutations …


CPRIT (YouTube) Dr. Peter Houghton on Childhood Cancer Research

October 4, 2017


BMC Genomics: Genome-wide identification of key modulators of gene-gene interaction networks in breast cancer

October 3, 2017

Yu-Chiao Chiu, Li-Ju Wang, Tzu-Hung Hsiao, Eric Y. Chuang & Yidong Chen Abstract Background With the advances in high-throughput gene profiling technologies, a large volume of gene interaction maps has been constructed. A higher-level layer of gene …


BMC Bioinformatics: XBSeq2: a fast and accurate quantification of differential expression and differential polyadenylation

October 3, 2017

Yuanhang Liu, Ping Wu, Jingqi Zhou, Teresa L. Johnson-Pais, Zhao Lai, Wasim H. Chowdhury, Ronald Rodriguez & Yidong Chen Abstract Background RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is a high throughput technology that profiles gene expression in a genome-wide man …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Greehey scientists contribute to study of RAS-sensing antibodies

September 28, 2017

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio are co-authors on a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling, a high-impact journal that is part of the Science family of journals. RAS mutations are implic …