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University of St Andrews: advanced new microscopy technique may help us understand cancer cells find their way through the body

Fife, Scotland, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of St Andrews have developed an advanced new microscopy technique that could revolutionise our understanding of how immune and cancer cells find their way through the body. Elastic Resonator Interference Stress … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm MedImmune completed its acquisition of US-based Amplimmune for $225M plus $275M based on predetermined milestones

London, United Kingdom, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca today announced that on 4 October MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, completed its acquisition of Amplimmune, a privately-held, US-based biologics company focused on developing novel therapeutics in cancer immunology. As previously announced, … Read the full press release

Technische Universität München cancer researchers identified over 10,000 different proteins in cancer cells

How does an ordinary somatic cell become cancerous? What are the distinct characteristics of tumor cells that make them divide uncontrollably? Previously, researchers were primarily interested in mutations in DNA, which is the blueprint for proteins. But since proteins are … Read the full press release