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Pioneers of Discovery: Investigator seeks to debug cancer’s ‘bad software’

Jan. 9, 2014—Beyond genetics — that’s the call Oliver McDonald, M.D., Ph.D., heard during the year between college and medical school he spent in a lab at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

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Dual-action enzyme protects esophagus

May. 9, 2013—An antioxidant enzyme also functions as a tumor suppressor to limit cancer development in the esophagus.

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New drugs a good BET for brain cancer

Mar. 20, 2013—A novel class of drugs that target “BET” proteins may have broad utility for treating genetically diverse brain tumors.

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Drugs reverse lung cancer cell changes

Feb. 1, 2012—Drugs that target “epigenetic” changes may help treat or slow the progression of lung cancer.

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