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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 …


Science Signaling: Evaluation of the selectivity and sensitivity of isoform- and mutation-specific RAS antibodies

September 26, 2017

Andrew M. Waters1,2, Irem Ozkan-Dagliyan3, Angelina V. Vaseva1,4, View ORCID ProfileNicole Fer2, Leslie A. Strathern2, View ORCID ProfileG. Aaron Hobbs1, View ORCID ProfileBasile Tessier-Cloutier5, View ORCID ProfileWilliam K. Gillette2, View ORCID Pro …


TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO: About 1,800 Children Die Of Cancer Every Year In The U.S.

September 25, 2017

More than 15,000 children and adolescents up to 19 years old will receive a cancer diagnosis this year, according to the National Cancer Institute. After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 14. Conditions most c …


SA Express-News: Childhood cancer needs more attention

September 24, 2017

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Many citizens in our community may not realize that San Antonio is home to the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute — the largest freestanding pediatric cancer research facility in Texas and one of …


Cancer Knowledge Network: We Must Consider New Strategies to Deliver Health Care to Childhood Cancer Survivors

September 21, 2017

 The Lancet: The cumulative burden of surviving childhood cancer: an initial report from the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study (SJLIFE).  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital reported data collected retrospectively through the St. Jude Life …


NIH: Searching for Less Toxic Cancer Treatments for Kids (Aune Lab)

September 21, 2017

Advances in cancer treatment mean that today, more than 4 out of 5 children diagnosed with cancer will survive and remain cancer-free for at least 5 years after diagnosis. Many of these children will ultimately be considered cured of their cancer. Howe …


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