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West Virginia University researcher Ivan Martinez is investigating how RNA—a diverse class of molecules that includes those in the COVID-19 vaccine—can influence lung cancer’s response to radiation therapy. In a new study, he found that an abundance of one type of RNA was associated with better radiation sensitivity.
Advanced colorectal cancer patients who consume four or more cups of coffee a day are more likely to live longer than those who drink less, according to freshly-brewed research co-authored by a West Virginia University doctor
The researchers developed a unique antibody tool that identifies hundreds of members of C2H2 zinc finger proteins. Furthermore, they used this antibody to discover that many ZNF proteins are overexpressed in breast cancer.