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    23-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST

Largest Autism Sequencing Study to Date Identifies 102 Genes Associated With the Condition

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In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with risk for autism. The study also shows significant progress towards teasing apart the genes associated with ASD from those associated with intellectual disability and developmental delay, conditions which often overlap.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Children's Health, Neuro, Cell (journal),

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16-Jan-2020 3:00 PM EST
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21-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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    15-Jan-2020 5:00 PM EST
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13-Jan-2020 5:50 PM EST
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    15-Jan-2020 5:00 AM EST

Heterogeneity of Liver Cancer Cells Helps Explain Tumor Progression in Patients, Mount Sinai Research Found

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Many liver cancer tumors contain a highly diverse set of cells, a phenomenon known as intra-tumor heterogeneity that can significantly affect the rate at which the cancer grows, Mount Sinai researchers report. The immune system’s contribution to this heterogeneity can have major clinical implications.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Liver Disease, Nature (journal), All Journal News,

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14-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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    14-Jan-2020 12:05 AM EST

Elevated Leukemia Incidence Is Found in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers

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Responders who worked at the World Trade Center site after the attacks on September 11, 2001, have an increased overall cancer incidence compared to the general population, particularly in thyroid cancer, prostate cancer, and, for the first time ever reported, leukemia, according to a Mount Sinai study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum in January.

Channels: Blood, Cancer, Environmental Health, Pollution, Public Health, All Journal News,

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9-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Brain Cancer Expert Joins Neurosurgery Faculty at Mount Sinai

Brain Cancer Expert Joins Neurosurgery Faculty at Mount Sinai

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Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA, has been appointed Senior Faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery and a member of The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Neuro, Surgery,

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13-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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