Researchers develop new chemistry on natural compounds to obtain a therapeutic agent for treating leukemia

Researchers develop new chemistry on natural compounds to obtain a therapeutic agent for treating leukemia

Natural compounds often have promising therapeutic potential but their use to treat diseases that are hampered due to toxicity or non-desirable effects. Now, a new study led by Gonçalo Bernardes, group leader at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal) and Professor at the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK), and Gonzalo Jiménez-Osés, … Read more

South Carolina researchers tackle health disparities using genetics

South Carolina researchers tackle health disparities using genetics

Quenton Tompkins’ family tree is deeply rooted in rural McCormick County, South Carolina. His grandfather was a sharecropper in McCormick. His mother, who turns 88 this month, grew up as the youngest of 24 children. Branches of aunts, uncles, and cousins ​​now stretch from Florida to Chicago. And although 48-year-old Tompkins has heard plenty of … Read more

Genetics, Immunophenotyping Help Drive CLL Treatment Selection, but More Knowledge Needed

Genetics, Immunophenotyping Help Drive CLL Treatment Selection, but More Knowledge Needed

An education session at the 2022 European Hematology Association Congress featured updates on using genetic and immune characteristics to select the optimal treatment pathway in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). An education session at the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress featured speakers delivering updates on the status of using genetic and immune characteristics to select … Read more