MIT Biology News for Matthew Vander Heiden

June 06, 2017
School of Science professors granted tenure
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September 09, 2016
Four MIT professors named inaugural Faculty Scholars
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August 08, 2012
Tumor Formation Blocked by Boost to Key Enzyme
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Cancer cells devote most of their energy to reproducing themselves, triggering alternative metabolic pathways that produce new cellular building blocks. Compounds that disrupt an enzyme critical to this metabolic diversion prevent tumors from forming in mice, according to a study led by KI member...
January 01, 2012
Imaging Technology Could Improve Brain Tumor Treatment
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A collaborative team of researchers from the KI, Mass. General Hospital, and Agios Pharmaceuticals has developed an imaging technology to detect a mutation found in up to eighty-six percent of the brain tumors known as low-grade gliomas. This technology could help researchers determine whether...