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Part 3: Nancy Simonian, MD on the Future of Super-Enhancers

What is the Therapeutic Approach for Super-Enhancers?

Nancy Simonian, MD, CEO, Syros Pharmaceuticals explains that by modulating components of super-enhancers, important genes that drive disease states may be able to be turned down. She references a recent study published in Cell that indicated a chromatin regulator called BRD4 was shown to have selective...
The Associated Press reports on new findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine that have shown that lung tumors may be over-detected by CT scans. Researchers "used data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), a randomized trial comparing screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) vs chest...
An article published by the Associated Press reports that after an outbreak of type B meningitis at Princeton University, the FDA has authorized the use of a vaccine produced by Novartis called Bexsero that is not yet licensed in the US. While New Jersey law requires all students to have a meningitis...