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Scripps Translational Science Institute's Cancer Gene Discovery on KFMB-TV

Scripps Translational Science Institute Contributes to Cancer Gene Discovery

Local TV coverage of the announcement that researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have contributed to a major genetic breakthrough – the discovery of a gene responsible for the majority of inherited cases of a common childhood cancer. The finding was reported online Aug. 24 in Nature, and promises to provide a springboard for developing new therapeutic strategies.