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Scripps Translational Science Institute Contributes to Discovery of Predisposition Gene for Childhood Cancer
Date:8/25/2008

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Schork and STSI researcher and Dickinson scholar Ali Torkamani, Ph.D. are among the authors of the article in Nature online. The research opens the door for a long-sought-after molecular diagnostic test for predisposition to neuroblastoma, as well as identifying ALK as a promising drug target.

Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) is an initiative of Scripps Health, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute. Scripps Health is a $2 billion nonprofit community health system based in San Diego, Calif.


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