Latest News

Newly identified brain cancer mutation will aid drug development

New genetic insights into a rare and deadly form of childhood and young adult brain cancer called brainstem glioma has been identified by an international team of researchers. The researchers identified a genetic mutation in the tumor cells that plays a role in both the growth and the death of a cell. Additionally, the mutation to the newly identified gene may also contribute to the tumor?s resistance to radiation.
View full story

Post your comment.


  • Newly evolved, uniquely human gene variants protect older adults from cognitive decline

  • Parental absence affects brain development in children

  • Aspirin targets key protein in neurodegenerative diseases

  • Could fish have consciousness? 'Emotional fever' experiment suggests they might

  • Threats against children during the separation process for women in abusive relationships

  • How funny is this word? The 'snunkoople' effect

  • DNA repair protein BRCA1 implicated in cognitive function and dementia

  • Risk-takers are smarter, according to a new study

  • Physical activity linked to better memory among older adults

  • Mosquito-borne virus may lead to severe brain infection