Researchers Make Possible Breakthrough in Oral Cancer Research


April 25, 2011

Dentistry Today

Research from the laboratory of Anil Rustgi, MD, the T. Grier Miller Professor of Medicine and Genetics and chief of Gastroenterology, was highlighted in Dentistry Today. There may be a new, more definitive reason for why people develop oral or esophageal cancer. The study showed that a protein that enables cells to stick together is often not present or out of place when a person has oral or esophageal cancer. It’s not certain at this point, however, that the loss of the protein correlates to the presence of tumors... Read More