NIH Common Fund's High-Risk, High-Reward Research Symposium

Date: Wednesday, 06 05, 2019; Speaker: Dana Pe'er, Sloan Kettering Institute; Nancy Allbritton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Steven Schiff, Pennsylvania State University; Denise Montell, University of California, Santa Barbara; Wendell Lim, University of California, San Francisco; Sanjay Jain, Johns Hopkins University; Christine Hendon, Columbia University; Ramsey Badawi, University of California, Davis; Deepika Mohan, University of Pittsburgh; Alexander Gimelbrant, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Amy Palmer, University of Colorado; Gabriel Lander, The Scripps Research Institute; Michael Angelo, Stanford University; Mala Murthy, Princeton University; Chenxiang Lin, Yale University; Sheng Zhong, University of California, San Diego; Weian Zhao, University of California, Irvine; Gregor Neuert, Vanderbilt University; Mark Andermann, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Gwendalyn Randolph, Washington University; Amanda Randles, Duke University; Leonard Lipovich, Wayne State University; Hu Cang, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; Chang Liu, University of California, Irvine; Cato Laurencin, University of Connecticut; Daniel Jarosz, Stanford University; Robert Judson-Torres, University of Utah; Michael McAlpine, University of Minnesota; Marie Bragg, New York University; Shahin Rafii, Weill Cornell Medicine; Chenghua Gu, Harvard Medical School; Sarah Cobey, University of Chicago; Andrew Goodwin, University of Colorado; DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bethesda
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Authors: Li N, Guo X, Liu L, Wang L, Cheng R Abstract Objective: To investigate the regulatory mechanism of miR-204 on proliferation, apoptosis and autophagy of cervical cancer cells. Methods: The expression of miR-204 in cervical cancer tissues and cell lines was detected by real-time PCR. Cell viability and apoptosis were detected by MTT and flow cytometry, respectively. Protein expression of Bcl-2, Bax, Caspase-3 and LC3I/II in C33A cells after transfection was detected by Western blot assay. The interaction between miR-204 and ATF2 was verified by Targetscan online prediction, dual-luciferase assay and Western ...
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
In this study, our purpose was to investigate the methylation status of ACE and explored its prognostic value in CRC. The expression of ACE was detected by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) analysis while the methylation status of ACE was measured via methylation-specific polymerase chain reaction (MSP). The result demonstrated that ACE expression was up-regulated in tumour tissues and HT-29 cells compared with the controls. ACE was also confirmed to be hypomethylated in CRC. Next, we evaluated the influence of ACE hypomethylation on cell growth. It was proved to be a favourable factor for the cell...
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
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Source: Chinese Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Chin Med J (Engl) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Soichiro Seno, Satoshi Tomura, Kenichiro Ono, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Hisashi Ikeuchi, Daizoh SaitohAbstractThe incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in elderly patients is increasing. We retrospectively investigated the poor prognostic factors at discharge in elderly patients aged 75 years or older admitted to hospital with mild TBI. We continuously enrolled 83 patients aged 75 years or older with mild TBI, in a private general Japanese hospital. The Glasgow Coma Scale scores on admission were within the range of 13–1...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The principal findings of this investigation were that low testosterone is correlated with elevated CgA levels, and these two parameters are associated with more aggressive grades and higher pathological stages of prostatic adenocarcinoma. KEY WORDS: Chromogranin A, Prostate cancer, Risk factor for prostate cancer, Testosterone. PMID: 31203267 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research
Authors: Debieuvre D, Moreau L, Coudert M, Locher C, Asselain B, Coëtmeur D, Dayen C, Goupil F, Martin F, Brun P, De Faverges G, Hauss PA, Gally S, Ben Hadj Yahia B, Grivaux M Abstract INTRODUCTION: The benefit of tyrosine kinase inhibitors for patients with an EGFR wild-type non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains controversial. METHODS: The survival of patients with an EGFR wild-type NSCLC who received second- or third-line erlotinib treatment was assessed using real-life data that had been collected in a prospective, national, multicenter, non-interventional cohort study. RESULTS: Data from 274 p...
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
Authors: Rouviere D, Veillon R, Chaltiel L, Simonneau Y, Filleron T, Milia J, Guibert N, Melloni B, Raherisson C, Didier A, Mazieres J Abstract The central nervous system (CNS), through carcinomatous meningitis or solid brain metastases, is the most common site of recurrence in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) with activating mutations. Our retrospective study describes the population of patients with CNS metastases of NSCLC harboring activating mutation with targeted therapy (EGFR, ALK, BRAF, HER2) in 4 French regional reference hospitals. 60 patients were analyzed. The proposed treatments were heterogeneous an...
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
Authors: Ewig S, Larrosa-Lombardi S, Halboos A, Hecker E Abstract Surgical resection continues to be a mainstay of curative treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancers stages I - III and some small cell lung cancers. Reported rates of complications and mortality vary considerably. Therefore, a thorough and comprehensive preoperative evaluation of lung cancer patients is crucial in order to select appropriate surgical candidates and to determine their individual risk, including the extent of resection possible. Following available data and guidelines, such evaluation should include: ECOG-scoring, card...
Source: Pneumologie - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pneumologie Source Type: research
Conclusion: Trained dogs were able to identify non-small cell lung cancer samples from healthy controls. The findings of this study provide a starting point for a larger-scale research project designed to explore the use of canine scent detection as a tool for cancer biomarkers. PMID: 31206136 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
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