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Mammary Gland Is Shaped by Adaptive Immune System During Development

Mammary Gland Is Shaped by Adaptive Immune System During Development

August 27, 2015

In experiments with mouse tissue, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that the adaptive immune system, generally associated with fighting infections, plays an active role in guiding the normal development of mammary glands, the only organs--in female humans as well as mice--that develop predominately after ...
Survivors of Childhood Cancer Have High-Risk of Recurrent Stroke

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Have High-Risk of Recurrent Stroke

August 26, 2015

Most people assume strokes only happen to octogenarians, but recent evidence suggests that survivors of childhood cancer have a high risk of suffering a stroke at a surprisingly young age.

Emmanuelle Passegué: Making Better Blood

Emmanuelle Passegué: Making Better Blood

August 26, 2015

Emmanuelle Passegué’s passion for blood is focused on rejuvenation and longer life.

Tool Boosts Accuracy in Assessing Breast Cancer Risk

Tool Boosts Accuracy in Assessing Breast Cancer Risk

August 19, 2015

A national risk model that gauges a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer has been refined to give a more accurate assessment. 

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Common Class of ‘Channel Blocking’ Drugs May Find a Role in Cancer Therapy

August 10, 2015

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California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine Announces Funding for 2 Projects

August 3, 2015

Two demonstration projects that aim to yield quick results for patients have been selected by the new California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine, a public-private effort launched by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.