Other Recent Research

Increase in Oral Cancers Linked to HPV (2011)

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is contributing to the growing number of  head and neck cancers in the United States, thumb according to a new study  in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. (oct 11)

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/03/increase-in-oral-cancers-linked-to-hpv/?hpt=hp_t2

The Role of Fanconi Anemia/BRCA Genes in Zebrafish Sex Determination (2011)(Republished with the kind permission of  the Fanconi Anaemia Research Fund)

The pilot study for this research was funded by FARF. As authors Rodriguez-Mari and Postlethwait assert in their paper, one of the exciting take-aways from this research is that “The features of the zebrafish FA system discussed here suggest potential screens for therapeutic substances for FA disease.” Full article 

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