XXXIX Chile’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society Annual Meeting

XXXIX Chile’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society Annual Meeting

Between September 27th and 30th at 2016, was carry out the XXXIX Chile’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society Annual Meeting at the Patagonian Hotel in the city of Puerto Varas, which was attended by scientists from all over Chile. On this occasion, Dr. Lisette Leyton, associate researcher at the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases, ACCDiS, was in charge of organizing the Symposium “Effect of force in biology: from enzymes to signaling in the cell”…

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

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)....

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Hypothesis by French and Australian researchers

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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