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Cell death pathway implicated in bone marrow failure

Jan. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators have linked a specific form of programmed cell death to myelodysplastic syndrome, a type of bone marrow failure.

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PET probe detects dying tumor cells

May. 8, 2014—A novel PET imaging probe detects tumor cell death in vivo and could be useful for personalizing cancer medicine.

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Early cell death in MS

Oct. 2, 2013—Death of oligodendrocytes, the cells that make myelin, appears to be an early event in the development of multiple sclerosis.

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Nuclear shield against cell death

Aug. 8, 2013—The protein SARM appears to protect cells from inflammation-driven death by stabilizing the nuclear laminin scaffold.

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Probing roles of a cell death protein

Jul. 17, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered new roles for a protein involved in cell death processes that are activated to prevent tumor-causing DNA mutations.

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Bid protein guards blood cells against stress

Oct. 25, 2012—A protein normally known to promote cell death found to encourage survival of blood forming cells.

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Cells with LIP eat their neighbors

Sep. 13, 2012—A transcription factor called LIP is capable of causing one cell to consume another.

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