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Targeted immunotherapy for deadly prostate cancer shows promise in preclinical test

Targeted immunotherapy for deadly prostate cancer shows promise in preclinical test

Antibody-drug conjugate could be step toward selective treatment for neuroendocrine prostate cancer
Hutch News - November 16, 2020
Old and slow isn’t always the winning combo for critical genes

Old and slow isn’t always the winning combo for critical genes

New work upends paradigm that young, rapidly evolving genes can’t be essential; highlights importance of 'junk' DNA
Hutch News - November 10, 2020
Fruit flies add more weight to theory that individual bodies have set points

Fruit flies add more weight to theory that individual bodies have set points

Researchers discover that a neural circuit responsible for sensing energy stores is designed to reset itself
Hutch News - September 24, 2020
Seeking targeted treatments for pancreatic cancer

Seeking targeted treatments for pancreatic cancer

American Cancer Society fellowship to Dr. Nithya Kartha supports search for vulnerabilities in most aggressive pancreatic tumor subtype
Hutch News - September 23, 2020
'Everything we’ve been training for is happening now'

'Everything we’ve been training for is happening now'

How early-career virologists dropped everything to seize the opportunity, and face the challenges, of studying the coronavirus
Hutch News - September 16, 2020
Stalled science, missed mates and virtual everything

Stalled science, missed mates and virtual everything

Torn between science and safety concerns, young scientists navigate a new normal as they try to launch their careers
Hutch News - September 15, 2020
New insights into drug resistance in small cell lung cancer

New insights into drug resistance in small cell lung cancer

Scientists discover a single gene’s outsized role in drug resistance — and use its vulnerability to re-sensitize tumors to chemotherapy in preclinical models
Hutch News - August 20, 2020
Can a tumor that acts like a microbe help us develop better cancer therapies?

Can a tumor that acts like a microbe help us develop better cancer therapies?

Understanding the genetics underlying spontaneous regression of an infectious tumor in Tasmanian devils could point us toward new treatment targets
Hutch News - August 06, 2020
Shifting liver cancer cells away from migratory state could reduce their drug resistance

Shifting liver cancer cells away from migratory state could reduce their drug resistance

Researchers hope lab-based study helps build foundation for personalized treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
Hutch News - August 04, 2020
New study shows cancer-causing ‘Frankengene’ mutation could be target for new drugs

New study shows cancer-causing ‘Frankengene’ mutation could be target for new drugs

This gene is fused to many partner genes in different tumors. Now, scientists know it causes cancer — and how they might intervene
Hutch News - July 16, 2020
Discovering new strategies used in arms race between bacteria and the viruses that infect them

Discovering new strategies used in arms race between bacteria and the viruses that infect them

Dr. Kevin Forsberg tapped for NIAID New Innovators Award to study arms race between viruses and bacteria
Hutch News - June 23, 2020
Studying how maternal immune factors shape infant health

Studying how maternal immune factors shape infant health

Immunologist Dr. Megan Koch named 2020 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
Hutch News - June 15, 2020
Mutated skin stem cells self-correct to prevent cancer

Mutated skin stem cells self-correct to prevent cancer

New study helps explain why inherited cancer-driving mutations don’t always lead to cancer
Hutch News - June 12, 2020
Pudgy middle age: Does a little fat have an upside?

Pudgy middle age: Does a little fat have an upside?

Yeast studies of cellular aging suggest that middle-aged flab could help protect against stress
Hutch News - June 09, 2020
Dr. Julie Overbaugh elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Julie Overbaugh elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Her HIV research revealed factors that influence HIV transmission
Hutch News - April 23, 2020
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