Welcome to the Laboratory of Cellular Communication, a highly dynamic group working on a variety of topics in the area of cell biology and signal transduction, predominantly in eukaryotic cells, important for human pathologies like cancer and also in neuronal regeneration.

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September 25, 2016 |

Deaths from colon, lung and pancreatic cancer are the fastest growing in 15 years.

Deaths from these three diseases doubled in the country between years 2000 and 2014. According to specialists, soaring shows that causes of death in Chile are close to those of developed countries.   “Before 15 years more people will die of cancer than any other cause,” says Andrew Quest, expert from the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS)....

September 22, 2016 |

Congresses about nanotechnology and cancer brought together scientists from Chile and abroad in Olmué.

With the participation of scientists and doctors from Chile and abroad, the National Congress of Nanotechnology and the International Symposium on Cancer were held. Both activities, organized by the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases, ACCDiS were developed at the Rosa Agustinas Conference Resort in Olmué.  ...

August 11, 2016 |

Hypothesis by French and Australian researchers

Evolution could explain why cancer attacks more to certain organs. Researchers’ theory is based on the fact that tumors are more common in large or partner organs, such as the breasts, lungs, or kidneys .   Although this is a hypothesis, in the opinion of Dr. Andrew Quest, director of the Cell’s Molecular Studies Center (CEMC) and principal investigator of the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS), is an interesting proposal that requires of more research ....

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