Cancer

New research from the lab of Whitehead Institute Founding Member Robert Weinberg shows that cells change in diverse ways through the actions of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition, which can influence whether cells are able to form new tumors after they spread.

Using CRISPR technology, Whitehead Institute Member Jonathan Weissman is tracking the lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real time. 

December 21, 2020

Researchers in the lab of Whitehead Institute Founding Member Robert Weinberg have determined how mesenchymal cancer cells may resist treatment, work that may allow them to make once-resistant tumors respond to certain cancer therapies.