Meeting ReportCell Biology

The Hippo Tumor Suppressor Pathway: A Brainstorming Workshop

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Sci. Signal.  03 Nov 2009:
Vol. 2, Issue 95, pp. mr6
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.295mr6

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A report on the research meeting “The Hippo Tumor Suppressor Pathway: A Brainstorming Workshop” sponsored mainly by the Regina Elena Cancer Center and the Nicola Foundation and held in Rome, Italy, on 22 and 23 April 2009.


Researchers from around the world met for two days in April this year in Rome, Italy, to discuss progress in the rapidly developing field of Hippo signaling, which is relevant to cancer and the control of organ size. Most of the participants presented data related to previously uncharacterized proteins that physically and functionally interact with known components of the Hippo pathway and regulate its biological output.

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