Cancer Research by Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin Highlighted in News


In the October 8 Hopkins Medicine news release “Computer Predicts Pancreatic Cancer”, research by Assistant Professor Rachel Karchin published in the September 15 issue of Cancer Biology and Therapy was highlighted.

From the text: “Using a computer program, researchers from Johns Hopkins have predicted which changes in the DNA code may cause pancreatic cells to become cancerous and deadly. The investigators say the findings could lead to more focused studies on better ways to treat the disease, which has only a 5 percent survival rate five years after diagnosis.”

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JHU - Institute for Computational Medicine