Lazaros Lekakis

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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a hematologic malignancy with a peak incidence over the age of 55 years. AML of older patients is less curable with conventional chemotherapy, and, when it relapses, is almost uniformly fatal. Novel treatments hold the promise of improving the results of therapy, but have failed so far to show dramatic change in the(More)
BACKGROUND Previously we have shown that B cell receptor (BCR) expression and B cell receptor signaling pathways are important for the basal growth of B lymphoma cells. In particular we have shown that the activation of Syk, a non-src family protein tyrosine kinase and the mitogen activated protein kinases (MAPK), ERK and JNK that mediate BCR signals are(More)
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