Report of the Working Group on Integrated Translational Research in DNA Repair

Leslie Reinlib, Errol C. Friedberg

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Abstract

On September 28-29, 2006, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences led a team from the National Institutes of Health in hosting a Working Group on Integrated Translational Research in DNA Repair, in Berkeley, CA. In recognition of the far-reaching goals for this area of investigation, the Working Group was charged with conceiving a vision to facilitate projects that would apply the lessons of DNA Repair research to clinical application and public health. The participants included basic and physician scientists working in the various areas of DNA Repair and genome stability, as well as agency representatives of the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. In constructing this vision of practical research recommendations, the Working Group was asked to identify roadblocks to progress, suggest enabling technologies, and to consider areas that are ripe for translation. This report summarizes the rationale for this initiative and the recommendations that emerged.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalDNA repair
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 4 2007

Keywords

  • DNA repair
  • Genome instability
  • NIEHS
  • Working Group

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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