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Jul 25, 2013

An oncogene is a gene that can potentially cause cancer. RAS is a common class of oncogene and the focus of researchers worldwide, particularly at...

Jul 23, 2013

While the mouse may be king, it’s not the only show in town. Beyond the mouse, several other species are used as animal models of human disease...

Jul 11, 2013

As previously discussed, there is great value in using in vivo models such as genetically modified mice and xenograft models for oncology research...

Jun 27, 2013

Xenograft is animal tissue implanted into a different species and is often used for evaluating treatment for disease and organ failure. Currently...

Jun 20, 2013

Oncology research using genetically engineered mice (GEM) to express oncogenes and model cancers has grown exponentially in the past 30 years...

Jun 11, 2013

This is Part 3 in a four-part series in which Dr. Kevin Lustig and Dr. Maria Thompson explore a new paradigm for virtual drug discovery in a...

May 23, 2013

Obesity has been linked to cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke. As a common underlying factor in so many preventable...

May 9, 2013

Innovative research is being performed in universities worldwide. There is a quest for knowledge, glory, and most importantly, helping the sick. On...

Apr 23, 2013

This is Part 1 in a four-part series in which Dr. Kevin Lustig and Dr. Maria Thompson explore a new paradigm for virtual drug discovery in a...

Apr 16, 2013

The health and behavior of each one of our cells is influenced by both genetics and epigenetics. Drug discovery has historically targeted proteins...