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2019-10-17
Keep quiet or be eliminated: how cell competition modulates morphogen gradients

Tissue patterning is an important process during embryo formation, which ensures that groups of cells are arranged in an appropriate manner that allow...

2019-10-4
Breaking the Stroma Barrier: Study Shows a New Way to Hit Cancer with Radiation

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are commonly used to treat cancer, but are not always effective and can have toxic side effects. Researchers at Osa...

2019-8-30
Methylation of microRNA may be a new powerful biomarker for cancer

Researchers from Osaka University found that levels of methylated microRNA were significantly higher in tissue and serum from cancer patients compared...

2019-8-28
Breast cancer gene a potential target for childhood liver cancer treatment

Hepatoblastoma is a rare liver cancer that mainly affects infants and young children and is associated with mutations in the β-catenin gene. Researche...

2019-7-23
Interregional differences in somatic genetic landscape diversify prognosis in glioblastoma

2019-7-8
Lymph nodes can predict survival in patients with esophageal cancer

It is difficult for physicians to estimate recurrence and survival in patients with esophageal cancer. Researchers from Osaka University have found th...

2019-6-5
Immunotherapy and Diabetes: A Game of Hide and Seek?

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are emerging as an effective treatment for certain cancers, but in rare cases can cause autoimmune diseases. Resea...

2019-3-27
Breakthrough alpha-ray treatment of cancer without external radiation

Radioactive iodine has been used for treatment of thyroid cancer. However, some thyroid tumors become resistant to iodine treatment. An Osaka Universi...

2019-3-7
Tiny DNA Reader to Advance Development of Anticancer Drugs

Researchers at Osaka University have developed a novel method to determine exactly where anticancer drug molecules are incorporated into microscopic s...

2019-3-6
Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Making Blood Thicker than Water

An Osaka University-led team revealed that Ragnase-1 is a key regulator of the self-renewal and differentiation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor c...

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