The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) is an international non-profit research institute dedicated to improving the understanding and control of cancer. Below are highlights of the Institute’s news.
December 11, 2002
Study surprisingly finds that mice and humans mainly share non-genes, suggesting that some genetic disorders may be caused by factors other than the genes themselves.
September 29, 2002
New York (September 30)—The Cancer Research Institute and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) announce the launch of the Cancer Vaccine Collaborative (CVC), a unique research program that should dramatically improve how cancer vaccines are developed.
August 28, 2002
A novel video technique exposes an unnoticed pathway that allows dormant immune cells to become active
July 17, 2002
Blocking a specific signal in the PI3-kinase pathway may help against autoimmune disease, transplant rejection, and leukemia.
July 15, 2002
A patient’s natural reaction to tumor cells could be the basis of future diagnostic tests.
June 11, 2002
Study suggests that current DNA chips need improvement to fully understand how genes work.
June 03, 2002
Researchers find additional genes in chromosome 21, an area intensely studied.