19:11 , Mar 4, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

New bacteriophage-related therapeutic strategies for colitis and colorectal cancer

DISEASE CATEGORY: Cancer; gastrointestinal INDICATION: Colorectal cancer; colitis Patient sample and mouse studies suggest an E. coli bacteriophage cocktail could help treat bacteria-aggravated colorectal cancer and blockade of host-bacteriophage interactions via inhibition of IFNγ or...
08:00 , Feb 24, 2011 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Seeing the light in melanoma

UV light exposure is strongly linked to the development of melanoma, but the molecular mechanisms underlying the connection have been poorly understood. Now, an American research team has elucidated an important link by showing that...