Jin Chen Lab in the News
Overcoming lung cancer drug resistance »
Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death. Many lung cancer patients have mutations in the proteins regulating cell growth, such as the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).
Study tracks new lung cancer drug target »
“We are very excited about the implications of these findings,” said graduate student Katherine Amato, who led the research. “It is vitally important that we identify new targets that can be used in the treatment of lung cancer, which causes approximately 160,000 deaths in the United States each year.”