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Kaposi sarcoma discovery and mouse mannequin might facilitate drug develop…



Kaposi sarcoma discovery could facilitate drug development
Credit: Cell Host & Microbe (2024). DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2024.03.012

Researchers at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, after decades of research efforts, have developed a mouse model of Kaposi sarcoma that could be key to the development of new drugs to treat the disease. Kaposi sarcoma is a cancer that is the most common cancer in people living with HIV.

The findings appear in Cell Host & Microbe.

“This is an important development as we have created the first animal model ever of Kaposi sarcoma. Animal models are essential to move new drugs from the laboratory bench into clinical…


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