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Replication and Fine Mapping of Birth Weight Loci in the Black Women's Health Study
BACKGROUND: African Americans are at highest risk for low birth weight (LBW) and genes are hypothesized to play a role, however to date most genetic association studies of birth weight have focused on individuals of European ...
Identifying and Targeting Mechanisms of Resistance to BRAF Inhibitors
Cutaneous melanoma is the most fatal type of skin cancer. The steady increase in incidence and static mortality rates have intensified the need to improve melanoma therapeutics. Constitutive activation of the growth signaling ...
Exploring the Role of Dicer in the Cellular Response to Mild (39.5°C) Hyperthermia Stress
Thermotolerance is a biological phenomenon wherein ‘mild hyperthermia experienced’ cells achieve a transient state of resistance to a subsequent heat shock insult. A thermotolerant phenotype is thought to be sustained ...