Dr. Daniel Starczynowski's research featured in Nature Medicine.


Dr Daniel Starczynowski -- who received his PhD with Prof. Tom Gilmore in 2005 and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre -- is lead author on a paper in the November 8, 2009 issue of Nature Medicine.  This paper, "Identification of miR-145 and miR-146a as Mediators of the 5q- Syndrome Phenotype", describes the identification of genes that are involved in myelodysplastic syndrome, a somewhat common human blood disorder that frequently develops into leukemia.