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Putting the Brakes on Cancer

A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the body.

Change of Guard at INBT

Professors Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao have assumed leadership of Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for NanoBioTechnology, succeeding Peter Searson and Denis Wirtz.

Solving Cancer’s Spread

Supported by a $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, a diverse team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has begun looking for new ways to attack one of the scariest traits of cancer: its frequent refusal to stay in one place.

The Cells Don’t Lie

You may look younger than your years, but your cells won’t lie about your age, according to researchers in the…