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Image of Hong Jin.Urbana, Ill. – Over the past year, the Hong Jin lab at the University of Illinois has been focusing on a potential oncogene, developmentally-regulated GTP-ase (Drg1), and its function in tumor progression. A recent, critical decision to examine yeast...
A new study in mice suggests that consuming a high-fat diet in combination with exposure to PFAS triggers changes in benign and malignant prostate cells that promote rapid tumor growth. Food science and human nutrition professor Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, center, led the...
Jefferson Chan and Melissa Lucero. Urbana, Ill. – Lung cancer can be elusive to spot and difficult to treat because the markers for it are found in other tissues, too. Now, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a finely tuned molecular...
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