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Inhibition of the protein p38 reduces lung tumour growth

24 Jan 20




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Several media outlets have reported on a study led Angel Nebreda, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona). In this work, his team has observed that p38 inhibition causes a dramatic reduction in the growth and aggressiveness of lung tumours.

Link to: La Vanguardia

Link to: ABC

Link to :El Confidencial

Link to: El Diario de León

Link to: La Voz de Cádiz


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