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Attack ataxia, discovered how to form Tumors

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

A study financed by Telethon and conduct IFOM, Milan sheds light on the main risk associated with this genetic disease.
Unveiling the mechanisms of tumor formation in patients with ataxia telangiectasia (AT) and related conditions: announces a study financed by Telethon and conducted by Marco Foiani, scientific director of ‘The FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology’ (IFOM), Milan. Published in the journal Cell – which has also earned the cover – the work was conducted in collaboration with the University of Milan, thanks to funding from the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC), the European Community, Ministry of Health and the Fondazione Cariplo.
Ataxia telangiectasia is a hereditary disease characterized by the combination of a progressive ataxia (loss of coordination of movements) and a severe immunodeficiency. (more…)

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