Scientists to improve cancer treatment effectiveness

Together with researchers from the University of Nantes and the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne in France, experts from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI have recently developed a quantum dot-based microarray that enables the screening of effective inhibitors (substances used for decreasing activity) of enzymes that repair DNA damage in cancer cells in response to radiation therapy and anti-cancer medication. The new development will significantly increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment. The findings were published in Scientific Reports.