leukemia, disease & medicine
Freezing Time
Vern L. Schramm | May 1, 2012
Targeting the briefest moment in chemistry may lead to an exceptionally strong new class of drugs.
Telomeres in Disease
Rodrigo Calado and Neal Young | May 1, 2012
Telomeres have been linked to numerous diseases over the years, but how exactly short telomeres cause diseases and how medicine can prevent telomere erosion are still up for debate.
Are Cancer Stem Cells Ready for Prime Time?
Are Cancer Stem Cells Ready for Prime Time?
Suling Liu, Hasan Korkaya, and Max S. Wicha | Apr 1, 2012
A flood of new discoveries has refined our definition of cancer stem cells. Now it’s up to human clinical trials to test if they can make a difference in patients.
Turning T-cells into Cancer Killers
Tia Ghose | Aug 10, 2011
Repurposing patient’s own T-cells to recognize antigens on cancer cells caused dramatic improvement in three patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Stem Cells Hit Reverse
Tia Ghose | Jul 31, 2011
A transcription factor can make adult stem cells behave like fetal stem cells.
Interfering with Cancer
Katherine Hyde and Paul Liu | Jan 1, 2011
MicroRNAs may drive the development of leukemia.