All posts tagged james degregori

  • Radiation

    Reprogramming Stem Cells May Prevent Cancer After Radiation

    “The body didn’t evolve to deal with leaking nuclear reactors and CT scans. It evolved to deal with only a few cells at a time receiving dangerous doses of radiation or other insults to their DNA,” says James DeGregori, PhD.

Math
Molecularly targeted therapies hold promise for many pediatric cancers, but at what cost? Image: Flickr/Cliff1066
Cancer-Catching Net
Changing tissue landscape and not necessarily accumulated oncogenic mutations drives higher cancer rates in the elderly. Image: Mick Jagger, cc license.
James DeGregori, Team In Training
Chemotherapy pushes AML cancer cells toward a corner -- the protein WEE1 helps them brake to stay on track. Take away WEE1 and AML cells hit the wall. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user ShinyThings, cc license.)
Cancer cells are like prarie dogs -- when a first-line cancer drug plugs the front dooor, cancer cells evolve to find other escapes. Photo courtesy of Flickr user gripso_banana_prune, CC license.
DeGregori
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