A Promising New Approach for Treating Leukemia (video) University of Montreal Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A group of researchers at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer of Université de Montréal discovered a promising new approach to treating leukemia by disarming a gene that is responsible for tumor progression. That gene, known as Brg1, is a key regulator of leukemia stem cells that are the root cause of the disease, resistance to treatment and relapse. Credit Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer of Université de Montréal Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.