23:05 , Aug 1, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: July 2018

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: July 2018 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database during July 2018. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other...
17:04 , Jul 18, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Playing chicken with metastasis

In a June study published in Nature Communications , a University of Alberta team described an in vivo screen that identified genetic drivers of cancer metastasis, and the university has spun out Entos Pharmaceuticals Inc....
15:41 , Jul 18, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Assays and screens

TECHNOLOGY: Cellular assays A chicken embryo-based method of screening genes required for tumor cell motility could identify new targets for cancer metastasis. The method involves six steps: transducing metastatic cancer cells with a human shRNA...