angiogenesis angiogenesis

Definition(s):

  • (n) the formation of new blood vessels

Usage(s):

  1. Sometimes angiogenesis is a good thing, especially during pregnancy.
  2. Meanwhile, some of the latest angiogenesis studies have already incorporated lessons learned in the early trials.
  3. Nor will angiogenesis inhibitors necessarily work equally well against all cancers.

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  1. "Dr. Judah Folkman is recognized by all as the father of angiogenesis research," Dr. John Niederhuber, director of the National Cancer Institute, said in a statement. "He never wavered in his passionate belief that the growth of new blood...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Dr John Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "This is a landmark paper because it provides genetic proof that endogenous inhibitors of angiogenesis circulating in the blood may protect us from the disease of cancer and is the first demonstration that a mild increase in one of the circulating...
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Judah Folkman Source: Newswise (press release)

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