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UA receives $1.6M to study new ways to fight brain cancerTags: azcc, bio5, cancer, mayo clinic, university of arizona
[Source: UA News] - An enzyme that normally establishes a sense of direction in developing brain cells might be a poorly understood cause of glioblastoma, the most common and devastating type of brain cancer.
The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to the University of Arizona to investigate ways to get the deranged signaling mechanism back on track and test whether the protein could serve as a candidate target for new cancer-fighting drugs.
For more information: UA Receives $1.6M to Study New Ways to Fight Brain Cancer
Now available: “Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap 2014-2025: Advancing the Biosciences and Improving Health Outcomes,” is now available along with its supplement, “Summary of Goals, Strategies, and Potential Actions.” An overview by Walter Plosila, Ph.D., Battelle senior advisor, is also available. The updated Roadmap provides a long-term strategy for Arizona to achieve bioscience success over the next decade.