Mutations in SYK cause severe immune disorder with cancer predisposition

Mutations in SYK cause severe immune disorder with cancer predisposition

(Vienna, 29.03.2021) Researchers have deciphered the underlying mechanism of a previously unknown immune disorder that causes severe immune dysfunction involving the intestine, skin, and nervous tissues. The international research team could demonstrate that this disorder is caused by mutations affecting the signaling molecule termed spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK). The newly…

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Crazy 8 Initiative Award goes to Vienna: Tracking the tumor origin to cure childhood cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Crazy 8 Initiative Award goes to Vienna: Tracking the tumor origin to cure childhood cancer

(Vienna, 16.03.2021) The project “Tracking the origin of Ewing sarcoma (…)” coordinated by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute, has been selected for the prestigious Crazy 8 Initiative Award. With this funding, Viennese scientists aim to elucidate the still unsolved mystery of the origin and development process of pediatric bone…