Surprising similarities between human and zebrafish tumors
October 6, 2010New finding that tumor cells in both species have too many chromosomes could help pinpoint genes that drive cancer development.
MIT’s Koch Institute in strategic partnership with Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals
June 28, 2010Organizations will collaborate in multiple areas of oncology research and technology development.
MIT receives funding to start new Center for Cancer Systems Biology
March 4, 2010
New and improved RNA interference
January 4, 2010Researchers use RNA interference to silence multiple genes at once. The advance, which one expert calls a ‘substantial breakthrough,’ could lead to new treatments for liver diseases.
Two from MIT elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 12, 2009Professor of Economics Amy Finkelstein and Tyler Jacks, director of the Koch Institute, join arm of the National Academies of Science.