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Featured article: Cold shock proteins: from cellular mechanisms to pathophysiology and disease

Cold shock proteins are multifunctional RNA/DNA binding proteins, characterized by the presence of one or more cold shock domains.  Recent studies have shown a link between cold shock protein expression patterns and cancer and inflammatory diseases.  In this review, the evidence for causative involvement of cold shock proteins in disease development and progression is summarized, along with the potential application of cold shock proteins in diagnosis tests and therapy targets.


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Cell Communication and Signaling is an open access journal that encompasses all basic and translational aspects of cellular communications and signaling pathways in normal and pathological conditions.

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CCS Upcoming Meetings

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The International Cell Death and Society meeting will take place May 30-June 2, 2018 at Seoul National University, in Seoul, South Korea.  

The theme of this year's meeting is "About canonical, non-canonical, and immunogenic cell death: basic mechanisms and translational applications".

The 'International Lecture Series on Disease Biology and Molecular Medicine' has a series of ongoing meetings organized by the Medical Faculty of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg with support from the City of Halle. The International Lecture Series on Disease Biology and Molecular Medicine showcases a wide range of biomedical research areas and fosters collaboration in the scientific community.

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New Content Item (1)Raymond Birge, Editor-in-Chief

Raymond Birge, PhD., is a Professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and member of the New Jersey Medical School Cancer Center. Dr. Birge joined UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in 2000 and currently holds a position of Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Birge also has joint appointments at the New Jersey Medical School Cancer Center (Newark) and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (New Brunswick).  

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