UA Scientists Aim To Identify Drug Targets For Rare Pediatric Cancer

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Dr. Justina McEvoy, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and member of the UA Cancer Center and the UA BIO5 Institute has focused her work on Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), a rare cancer of the skeletal muscle that primarily affects pediatric patients. Dr. McEvoy and her team have sifted through a large genetic and protein database collected for rhabdomyosarcoma to identify pathways containing potential drug targets.