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Injecting gene cocktail into mouse pancreas leads to humanlike tumors

04/13/2018

Image: illustration of the method to induce pancreatic cancer into with inscriptions; Copyright: Dr. Bruno Doiron/UT Health San Antonio

Dr. Bruno Doiron has invented a unique method to generate, in mice, pancreatic tumors that resemble human pancreatic cancer. This will be a tool researchers can use to develop new drugs that extend patients' lives, and it is a tool researchers have not had at their disposal before.