A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers links a well-known cell communication pathway called Notch to one of the most common brain tumours found in children. Their study suggests the … Continue Reading Notch pathway mapped and linked to common pediatric brain tumour.
Notch genes are a double-edged sword, in some cancers they have a harmful effect because they promote tumour growth, whilst in others they act as tumour suppressors. The reason is … Continue Reading Researchers map Notch mutations in bladder cancer.
A University of Colorado study published in the journal Stem Cells has identified a program that makes stem cells damaged by radiation differentiate into other cells that can no longer … Continue Reading Researchers reprogram stem cells after radiation, lower cancer risk.
Sensory hair cell loss is the major cause of hearing loss and balance disorders. The postnatal mammalian inner ear harbors progenitor cells which have the potential for hair cell regeneration … Continue Reading Researchers regenerate inner ear hair cells via the Notch pathway to restore hearing.