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1 10, 2015

Genetics and individualized myeloma therapy

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An important prognostic development was announced earlier this year by researchers in England. Check out this excerpt from MedPageToday's special report, Mutations in Myeloma Predict Outcome: The identification of 15 clinically relevant mutations in myeloma and the development of an international staging system mutation score (ISS-MUT) may make it possible to stratify patients with myeloma

26 12, 2010

Researchers Continue To Isolate & Interpret Genetic Information Relevant To Treating Multiple Myeloma

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Michael Tomasson is a physician-scientist based at Washington University in St. Louis.  Here is a post from his research blog about a multiple myeloma genome sequencing project he is working on:Our multiple myeloma whole genome sequencing project is kicking into high gear! The Broad Institute in Boston, our friendly competitor, also has a MM WGS

15 06, 2010

Understanding High Risk Multiple Myeloma- Part Two: An Interview With Dr. Ravi Vij

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I spoke by phone Monday evening with Dr. Ravi Vij, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Oncology Division, Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia Section at the Washington University School of Medicine. The topic: Our quest to better understand high risk multiple myeloma. As you might guess, Dr. Vij has a mild east Asian accent—and we were

14 04, 2010

UAMS Researchers Identify Abnormal Over Expression Of MicroRNAs In High-Risk Multiple Myeloma

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Here is a link to a timely press release, Scientists Find New Genetic Clue for Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis, Treatment, Released: 4/12/2010.  Source: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Newswise  Multiple myeloma researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently discovered that widespread activity of a specific class of genes can identify aggressive, or