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McNair Scholar Dr. Bing Zhang and his team have revealed a more comprehensive view of colon cancer, which may lead to new therapeutic strategies.

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McNair Scholar Dr. Xiang Zhang reports a new mechanism that helps cancer cells engage myeloid-derived suppressor for growth.

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McNair scholar Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo and a team of researchers report that a subset of immune B cells can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes in a mouse model of the condition.

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McNair Scholar Dr. Chenghang Zong worked with a team of scientists to develop a method that allows them to accurately determine the genes expressed in single cells.

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McNair Scholar Dr. Xiang Zhang reports on new laboratory technique that can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.

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McNair Scholar Dr. Trey Westbrook reports on a new study that has identified a novel treatment strategy that may be effective for triple negative breast cancer patients.

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McNair Scholar Dr. Nuo Li and his colleagues have shown in mouse models that parts of the cerebellum are active during short-term memory, even when the body is not in motion, and memory activity in the frontal cortex is dependent on activity in the cerebellum.

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Researchers, including McNair Scholar Dr. Benjamin Arenkiel, have developed a powerful new approach to understand the formation of new neurons in the mammalian adult brain.

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Researchers, including McNair Scholar Dr. Matthew Ellis, have developed an entirely new therapeutic hypothesis on how to treat an aggressive form of triple-negative breast cancer.