Emory University CTD2 scientists showed that NSD3S plays a critical role in the regulation of MYC function through inhibition of FBXW7-mediated degradation of MYC. This interaction drives cancer cell survival and could be a potential therapeutic target in MYC-driven tumors.
Epigenomic analysis of methylation data using Onco-GPS computational approach identify subtypes of myelodysplastic syndromes. The subtypes had distinct patterns of genetic lesions, regulatory region methylation, and prognostic response.
Metabolic profiling of serum samples indicated an increase in kynurenine in melanoma and renal cell carcinoma patients treated with immune-checkpoint inhibitor, nivolumab. An increase in kynurenine, a product of tryptophan catabolism, correlates with worse overall survival.
Scientists at the Broad Institute CTD2 Center identified 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, a cytosolic enzyme as a link between carbohydrate metabolism and protein secretion.
A review article on understanding ovarian cancer at the protein-level using large-scale proteomic technologies and proteomic studies.
CTD2 scientists at UCSF showed that neuroepithelial stem cells derived from normal induced pluripotent stem cells could be a powerful experimental resource to evaluate genetic mutations in medulloblastoma.
CTD2 scientists show that metformin suppresses the expression of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) stem cell programs, causes loss of expression of cancer stem cell markers, and promotes terminal differentiation. This study informs the selection of patients at risk of developing HNSCC.