Johns Hopkins scientists find that a small molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy
- Posted: January 14, 2014
Johns Hopkins scientists say a previously known but little studied chemical compound targets and shuts down a common cancer process.
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Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely based in research universities, these facilities are home to many of the NCI-supported scientists who conduct a wide range of intense, laboratory research into cancer’s origins and development. The Cancer Centers Program also focuses on trans-disciplinary research, including population science and clinical research. The centers’ research results are often at the forefront of studies in the cancer field.