Leslie Sim



Studying preterm birth and drug transfer during pregnancy Over one in ten babies are born prematurely, before they are 37 weeks old.  Although preterm birth

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Immune to our Food

Fast Food, Slow Recovery Our country is plastered with weight-loss advertisements. For every McDonald’s commercial, there is another one for Lean Cuisine or Weight Watchers.

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Demystifying the Genes Behind Breast Cancer

It’s taken over two decades to fit together pieces of information about the BRCA genes behind breast and ovarian cancer. Researchers in the Sung Lab at Yale University, led by Patrick Sung and Weixing Zhao, have tackled the problem by developing a way to study proteins, which led to discovering the function of BRCA1 and its interaction with other genes in the role of tumor expression.

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