Ryan M. O'Connell, PhD

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Assistant Professor
University of Utah
Investigating the collaboration between microRNAs and oncogenes in leukemia

Understanding the mutations that cause leukemia is critical to our ability to design novel therapies. We propose to determine the capacity of two molecules, which are found mutated together in human AML patients, to collaborate during initial leukemic transformation and later during resistance to therapies.

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