Barking Up Right Tree? NCSU Researcher to Study Dog Genome for Clues to Lymphoma in Humans

Editor’s note: This article is part of WRAL Local Tech Wire’s efforts to highlight research at universities across the Carolinas and Georgia. RALEIGH – They’ve fetched our slippers and provided us with companionship and unconditional love for generations, but those aren’t the only benefits that dogs provide. According to a North Carolina State University researcher, the humble canine may hold the key to unlocking the cause of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Dr. Matthew Breen, a professor of genomics at N.C. State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant by...

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