Researchers can now investigate individual leukaemia cells to find out what makes them resistant to treatment. “Single-cell technologies provide an immense amount of new information on the diversity of cancer cells,” says Merja Heinäniemi, Professor of Computational Biomedicine.
Collaboration will leverage University of Eastern Finland’s leading computational molecular simulation technology to identify novel therapeutic approaches and patient selection strategies as part of SpringWorks’ commitment to developing MAPK pathway targeted therapies.
Selected to the Academy of Finland’s Flagship Programme for the years 2020–2024, the GeneCellNano Flagship seeks to speed up the introduction of new biological drugs for severe chronic diseases. The Flagship is led by Academy Professor Seppo Ylä-Herttuala.