Potential Uses of Stem Cells Derived from Umbilical Cord Blood

Maariya Rachid Daud   Glossary Amino Acid, Anemia, Arteries, Biobanks, Blood, Bone marrow, Cancer, Carcinogenesis, Carbon Dioxide, Cardiovascular, Conditioning Regimen, Cord blood,  Embryo, Endothelial Cell, Epithelial Cells, Fetus, Glucose, Graft Versus Tumor, Graft Versus Host Disease, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Homeostasis, Immunophenotyping, Leukemia, Lumen, Mesenchymal, Metabolic disorders, Oxygen, Peripheral blood, Pregnancy, Receptors, Red blood cells, Sickle […]

The Era of Personalized Cancer Therapeutics

  Isabel Levy & Seema Bachoo Glossary Adoptive T cell transfer, Allosteric site, Clonal expansion, CRISPR-Cas9, DNA, DNA sequencing, EGFR, ‘Gain-of-function’ mutation, Genome, Genomic Instability, GTPase, GDP, GTP, Kinase, ‘Loss-of-function’ mutation, MAPK signaling pathway, Mutation, Oncogene/Proto-oncogene,  Personalized Cancer Medicine, PI3K pathway, RAS, TP53 gene, Tumor suppressor gene   Background Cancer: a disease of the genome […]

Pharmacogenomics: The future of medicine?

Celeste Cohen           Picture credit: National Human Genome Research Institute         Note: All terms shown in bold are defined in the glossary at the end of the article. Defining Pharmacogenomics From chemotherapy to HIV drugs, the past century has seen rapid advances in medical innovation, which have given rise to a wide range […]