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New collaboration to aid the development of drugs to treat cancers

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Cancer immunotherapies, including checkpoint blocking antibodies such as MSD’s Keytruda, have shown remarkable results in a number of different cancer types. However the effectiveness of these treatments may be enhanced…

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Perkins researchers turn on cancer killing genes

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Dr Benjamin Garcia Bloj, along with his labmates from the Perkins Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory headed by Associate Professor Pilar Blancafort, used a gene-editing technology called CRISPR to ‘wake up’ key tumour suppressors to…