Geographic region associated with risk of breast cancer treatment delays for Black and non-Black patients

IU researchers uncover new ways to prevent serious side effects for breast cancer patients

Study finds that Black patients and patients living in certain regions experience greater delays. For patients with cancer, lengthy delays in treatment can decrease their chances of survival. In an analysis of 2004–2017 information on patients with breast cancer in North Carolina, Black patients were more likely to experience such treatment delays than non-Black patients. … Read more

Researchers identify inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 Nsp14 N7-methyltransferase

Study: Structure-based discovery of inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 Nsp14 N7-methyltransferase. Image Credit: MaciejForyszewski/Shutterstock

A recent study posted to bioRxiv* identified inhibitors for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) non-structural protein 14 (Nsp14). Study: Structure-based discovery of inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 Nsp14 N7-methyltransferase. Image Credit: MaciejForyszewski/Shutterstock background Viral proteins like the papain-like protease and methyltransferases such as the Nsp14 are crucial for SARS-CoV-2 virulence and seem attractive candidates … Read more

IU researchers uncover new ways to prevent serious side effects for breast cancer patients

IU researchers uncover new ways to prevent serious side effects for breast cancer patients

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are learning more about ways to prevent serious side effects from chemotherapy used to treat breast cancer patients. The work done by the Schneider lab at the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at the IU Melvin and Brain Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center and led by … Read more