New organ-on-a-chip finds crucial interaction between blood, ovarian cancer tumors

IMAGE: Dr. Abhishek Jain and his team at Texas A&M are collaborating with researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Rice University to develop and test their new microdevice, the ovarian… view more  Credit: Texas A&M Engineering In the evolving field of cancer biology and treatment, innovations in organ-on-a-chip microdevices allow researchers to discover more about…

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Comprehensive clinical sequencing opens door to the promise of precision medicine

IMAGE: Co-corresponding authors Jinghui Zhang, Ph.D., St. Jude Department of Computational Biology chair, demonstrated that comprehensive genomic sequencing of all pediatric cancer patients is feasible and essential to capitalize on the… view more  Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have demonstrated that comprehensive genomic sequencing of all pediatric cancer patients…

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What Is HIPAA and How Does the Law Work?

As September beckons people back to the office and the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the country, workplaces are navigating a range of challenges, including whether to require employees to be vaccinated or to reimpose mask mandates. Some, including Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, are resisting those calls,…

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