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‘Signatures’ of genetic mutations in colorectal cancer: Discovery may advance diagnosis, treatment

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The technological tour de force, described in the current issue of the journal Nature as the first integrated “proteogenomic” characterization of human cancer, “will enable new advances” in diagnosing and treating the disease, the scientists concluded. “It’s a first-of-its-kind paper. I think it’s a very important advance in the field,” said senior author Daniel Liebler, Ph.D., Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and director of the Jim Ayers Institute for Precancer Detection and Diagnosis at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The research team, representing Vanderbilt and six other institutions, is part of the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC), sponsored by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)…

Method of HPV screening can be effective in developing countries

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Nearly all cases of cervical cancer are believed to be caused by HPV infection. …

New study analyzes barriers to cancer research commercialization

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According to the Association of University Technology Managers, academic institutions have been collectively generating more than $2 billion in commercialization income over the last several years. Despite this significant commercialization activity, studies have shown that academic institutions face challenges to commercializing their innovations. Identifying and adjusting for these challenges can further boost academic-based research commercialization, thus having significant benefits for universities and consumers. …