Unleashing the cancer-fighting gene TP53 in leukemia with a novel combination treatment

Combining MDM2 and BET inhibition produces a "double whammy" effect in acute myeloid leukemia by activating p53 via two different pathways, a new study found.

'Immune cop': La Jolla scientists identify the lungs’ sensor that detects virus that causes COVID-19

Sumit Chanda led a study that found the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Meet computational biologist Mallika Iyer

Iyer is studying how proteins “dance,” which could lead to better drugs and a deeper understanding of human health.

Scientists identify “immune cop” that detects SARS-CoV-2

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified the sensor in human lungs that detects SARS-CoV-2 and signals that it’s time to mount an antiviral response.