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December 13, 2016 Targeting Cardio-Metabolic Disease Symposium Highlights from the NASH symposium and panel discussion in Boston, MA (Sep 20-21, 2016) Amar Thyagarajan, PhD LEARN MORE
October 6, 2016 Breast Cancer No Longer Scary as we Reveal Its Smarter Disguises October is breast cancer awareness month and CrownBio has reviewed the latest breast cancer research to bring you the ... LEARN MORE
September 27, 2016 All You Need to Know About Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Non-Alcoholic Fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a complex condition where an excessive amount of fat accumulates in the ... LEARN MORE
September 13, 2016 Obesity Linked To Self-Eating Beige Fat Humans, like all mammals, have two types of fat with completely opposite functions: white, which stores energy and when ... LEARN MORE
September 6, 2016 All About Leukemia for Childhood Cancer Month September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, raising awareness and providing time for discussion on this deadly group ... LEARN MORE
August 23, 2016 Put Your Glasses On, Tumor Pharmacology Goes 3D Attrition rates in oncology drug development are higher than in other disease areas, with almost 95% of compounds ... LEARN MORE
August 2, 2016 Study Finds Perfect Therapeutic Match To Fight a Common Form of Leukemia Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of childhood cancer, characterized by an excessive production of immature white blood cells (lymphoblasts) by the bone marrow. Although most children survive ALL, many suffer late or long-term side effects from treatment, including heart problems, growth and development delays, secondary cancers, ... LEARN MORE
July 22, 2016 Mystery Solved: Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Partners in Crime to Kill Advanced Cancer Cancer cells have the ability to evade the immune system by exploiting a self-regulatory mechanism that immune cells ... LEARN MORE
July 15, 2016 Warming up the Issue of Heat Loss Obesity was classified as a disease by the American Medical Association in 2013, and has become a serious epidemic ... LEARN MORE
July 7, 2016 Cancer Cell Lines: Immortal Champions in Oncology Drug Discovery Human cancer cell lines are a powerful model system that can be propagated virtually indefinitely in culture, and ... LEARN MORE
May 19, 2016 Large-Scale Screenings Using Patient Avatars Aid Clinical Trial Design As scientists are learning about the heterogeneity between patients that supposedly have the same tumor, they are growing increasingly interested in understanding whether a given compound can be broadly efficacious or only applicable to a subset of patients with the same disease. Patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) are the model of choice to address these ... LEARN MORE
May 10, 2016 Can We Conquer Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer? At the beginning of the last century lung cancer was a rare disease. However, as early as the end of the 1900s, it had ... LEARN MORE
March 8, 2016 Novo Nordisk Leads the Way to Cardiovascular Safety in Diabetes Treatment Diabetes is one of the largest global health emergencies of the 21st century. Every year an increasing number of people ... LEARN MORE
January 20, 2016 Avatar Trial Identifies New Treatment Route for Melanoma Patients Melanoma accounts for approximately five percent of all skin cancer cases, yet it is responsible for nearly 75 percent ... LEARN MORE