Telomere News and Research

Latest Telomere News and Research

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

TRF2 and POT1 proteins found on telomeres control DNA damage response pathways

TRF2 and POT1 proteins found on telomeres control DNA damage response pathways

True nature of heterochromatin revealed

True nature of heterochromatin revealed

Engineered minichromosomes for medically useful proteins and metabolites

Engineered minichromosomes for medically useful proteins and metabolites

Protein findings establish better understanding of tumor development

Protein findings establish better understanding of tumor development

Mutations in a gene that helps regulate cell division linked to inherited form of fatal lung disease

Mutations in a gene that helps regulate cell division linked to inherited form of fatal lung disease

Johns Hopkins team stops form of blood cancer in its tracks

Johns Hopkins team stops form of blood cancer in its tracks

People who are pre-diabetic or who have Type 2 diabetes have much shorter telomeres

People who are pre-diabetic or who have Type 2 diabetes have much shorter telomeres

Preventing cancer without killing cells

Preventing cancer without killing cells

Genetic culprits of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Genetic culprits of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Shortening chromosomes cause for earlier cancer onset in families with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Shortening chromosomes cause for earlier cancer onset in families with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Scientists step closer to understanding the relationship between aging and cancer

Scientists step closer to understanding the relationship between aging and cancer

Men with short telomeres may have a greater risk for heart disease

Men with short telomeres may have a greater risk for heart disease

New target for cancer therapy identified by Australian researchers

New target for cancer therapy identified by Australian researchers

The heart can heal itself

The heart can heal itself

Mice more complicated than humans when it comes to telomeres

Mice more complicated than humans when it comes to telomeres

New gene amplification findings could benefit cancer research

New gene amplification findings could benefit cancer research

Telomere erosion may lead to shorter life expectancy in men

Telomere erosion may lead to shorter life expectancy in men

Important new global mechanism for gene repression

Important new global mechanism for gene repression