Loss of WAVE1 gene linked to lethal prostate cancer

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Dr Leszek Kotula, co-author of the WAVE1 study, explains in this video from 2013  how basic science research in his lab at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY will benefit prostate cancer patients with better diagnostic and treatment options.


April 7, 2015. Researchers at Upstate Medical University, NY and Harvard University have linked the loss of key gene, WAVE1, to a lethal form of prostate cancer. They found that  in patients who were treated for prostate cancer, alterations in the WAVE1 gene were associated with a shorter remission.

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