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Tag: DIPG

  • A genetic mutation causing DMG and a potential drug to treat it

    Geneticists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered how a specific genetic mutation called H3K27M causes a devastating, incurable childhood cancer, known as diffuse midline glioma (DMG), and, in lab studies working with model cell types, successfully reverse its effects to slow cancer cell growth with a targeted drug.

  • New treatments for diffuse midline gliomas

    A new type of drug that targets a particular protein could become the first ever treatment designed for children with diffuse midline gliomas (formerly known as DIPG)