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2021 Cancer Highlights

2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the first human genome draft sequence, which led to such revolutionary landmarks as The …

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Ron DePinho MD, on Telomeres in Cancer Aging

Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Preserves Neuron Survival and Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease Model

Amyloid-induced neurodegeneration plays a central role in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis. Here, we show that telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) haploinsufficiency …

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Ron DePinho MD, on Telomeres in Cancer Aging

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Makes a Paradigm Shift

In this study, we observed that Tert haploinsufficiency affected the expression of genes integral to AD pathogenesis and that neurons …

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Tvardi Therapeutics: Fiercely Focused on STAT3 Inhibitors

According to life sciences publisher Fierce Biotech, what sets Tvardi Therapeutics apart from other early-stage biotech startups is that “it …

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Protect Your Science and Its Impact

Be strategic in securing intellectual property rights for the benefit of your patients As scientists, we are hardwired to communicate …

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Entrepreneurship: Fundamentals for Academics Starting a Biotech Company

We just passed the 40th anniversary of the biotech industry, a birth made possible by the confluence of a seminal …

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