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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
Novel approach to bioengineer artificial skin for burn victims

Novel approach to bioengineer artificial skin for burn victims

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Timing of radiation and antiangiogenic therapy impacts treatment effectiveness

Timing of radiation and antiangiogenic therapy impacts treatment effectiveness

Macugen approved for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Macugen approved for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Model may explain how alcohol stimulates tumor growth

Model may explain how alcohol stimulates tumor growth

Avastin plus Folfox4 chemotherapy significantly extends survival in second-line metastatic colorectal cancer

Avastin plus Folfox4 chemotherapy significantly extends survival in second-line metastatic colorectal cancer

New possibilities for the use of VEGF in the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

New possibilities for the use of VEGF in the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Overexpression of a protein called Down Syndrome Critical Region 1 (DSCR-1) reduces tumor growth

Overexpression of a protein called Down Syndrome Critical Region 1 (DSCR-1) reduces tumor growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

Researchers stimulate the body to repair tissue damaged by peripheral arterial obstructive disease

Researchers stimulate the body to repair tissue damaged by peripheral arterial obstructive disease

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

HER-2 cell surface receptors tun on genes associated with carcinogenesis

HER-2 cell surface receptors tun on genes associated with carcinogenesis

Drug combo may have a greater impact on cancer development

Drug combo may have a greater impact on cancer development

Novel pharmacological target for cannabinoid-based therapies

Novel pharmacological target for cannabinoid-based therapies

Proof of principle that it is possible to deliver new genes body-wide to all the muscles of an adult animal

Proof of principle that it is possible to deliver new genes body-wide to all the muscles of an adult animal

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Multi-targeted anticancer drug shows promise as treatment for metastatic renal cell cancer

Multi-targeted anticancer drug shows promise as treatment for metastatic renal cell cancer