Researchers develop model for better testing, targeting of MPNST

May 2013
Medical Device Daily;5/24/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 101, Special section p2
The article focuses on a new mouse model for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST) developed by researchers from the Masonic Cancer Center of the University of Minnesota. The model allows the researchers to discover new genes and gene pathways driving this kind of cancer. An unbiased approach to generate mouse models of MPNST development was used by the researchers to identify genes related to the tumor's development.


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