14 genetic variants associated with oral cancer identified, reveals study

10:17 AM Feb 05, 2022 | PTI |

In what is claimed to be path-breaking research, the city-based government institute, along with HCG, has identified 114 genetic variants which cause oral cancer in humans.


The study has revealed key genetic signatures also that can predict survival in oral cancer patients with over 90 percent accuracy.

Karnataka Minister for IT/BT and S&T C N Ashwath Narayan said, the research was conducted jointly by IBAB (Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology), an institute set up by Department of IT/BT, and research doctors from HCG, using state-of-the-art genomics facility located at IBAB.


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