Three Hypoxia Researchers share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology

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The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology has been jointly awarded to three scientists: William G. Kaelin Jr., professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School; Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, director of clinical research at the Francis Crick Institute in London and director of the Target Discovery Institute at Oxford; and Gregg L. Semenza, professor of genetic medicine at Johns Hopkins –  for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

ERBB2 Gene Amplification Plays a Role in Breast Cancer Development and Treatment

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  Introduction Cancer can be defined as a heterogeneous group of genetic diseases characterised by unregulated clonal expansion of somatic cells brought about by multiple genetic and epigenetic changes [1].  Cancer development and progression in humans involves multi-step processes that … Continued