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Dr. Owen Witte recognized with AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

( American Association for Cancer Research ) The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is honoring Owen N. Witte, M.D., founding director of the Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research and distinguished professor of microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics at the University of California, Los Angeles, with the 55th annual AACR G.H.A

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Disorder in gene-control system is a defining characteristic of cancer, study finds

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) The genetic tumult within cancerous tumors is more than matched by the disorder in one of the mechanisms for switching cells' genes on and off, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard report in a new study. Their findings, published online today in the journal Cancer Cell, indicate that the disarray in the on-off …

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DREAM and Sage Bionetworks Open Three Big Data Challenges to Impact Biomedical and Clinical Research

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Working with partners at the Broad Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Rice University and the Global CEO Initiative for Alzheimer’s Disease, DREAM and Sage Bionetworks today opened three computational Challenges , leveraging big data in cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Multi-institutional Team Joins Forces to Monitor Genomes of Prostate Tumors Using Blood Biopsies

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers from MIT's Koch Institute, the Broad Institute, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute come together to overcome the barriers to sequencing circulating tumor cells.

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43 Years Into The War On Cancer, Here's Who Is Winning

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

How one doctor helped develop the weapons to battle cancer. Hopes were high when Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971

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43 Years Into The War On Cancer, Here's Who Is Winning

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

How one doctor helped develop the weapons to battle cancer. Hopes were high when Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971

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Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Established

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine, a collaborative initiative among Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has been established to create “precision medicine treatment pathways” for patients with advanced cancers and to speed the development of personalized therapies.

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Study finds molecular ‘signature’ for rapidly increasing form of esophageal cancer

| March 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) New research led by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Broad Institute, and other research centers, may offer clues to why rates of esophageal adenocarcinomas (EAC) have risen so sharply. The findings point to abnormal genes and proteins that may be lynchpins of EAC cell growth and therefore serve as targets for new therapies.

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