OCRF Research Finds New Factor in Ovarian Cancer Development

Yin Wang, PhD

Yin Wang, PhD (Mayo Clinic)

 

(January 30, 2014)  OCRF grantee Yin Wang, PhD, led research which found that PKC iota signaling plays an important role in ovarian cancer development. The research, which was published in Molecular Cancer Research, also found that Auranofin,  a small molecular compound, shows potential for treating ovarian cancer.

The research study was funded in part by an Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award to Dr. Wang, who was the lead author of the study.

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