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Scientists Develop Powerful Melanoma Research Tool

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A nationwide group of researchers from the Maurice Wilkins Centre has recently reported a detailed characterization of one of the largest melanoma cell line panels ever developed that makes this a resource for research of international importance.

Their paper, published in Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, provides an in-depth characterization of a panel of 102 cell lines from metastatic melanomas.

MWC investigator Professor Bruce Baguley and colleagues at Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, with support from clinicians and permission of cancer patients, have been studying the responses to therapy of tumor material obtained during routine surgery ...