Chromosome instability in cancer development

Dr Ian Hickson explains how understanding chromosomal instability could allow for new targets and drugs that would keep the chromosomes stable by exploiting defects in genes and targeting the instability.

Dr Hickson’s current research involves the genetic disorder Bloom syndrome, a rare condition that has the potential to develop all types of cancers. Interestingly Bloom syndrome is the only genetic disease that is associated with all types of cancer.

Green Day Worry Rock Cover

My name is Jesse, I have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, so it’s pretty hard holding notes with 28% lung function, but I think I do alright considering! Here’s to the Green Day fans.

Expanding research through gaming

A video game developed at the University of Minnesota aims to get more patients involved in research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Game development was funded in part by the Greg Marzolf Foundation.