Blocking NUAK2 Halts Cancer Genes (video) University of Toronto Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Blocking NUAK2 with drugs removes oncogenic YAP/TAZ from the nucleus and in doing so rpevents it from switching on cancer genes. Credit Attisano lab, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto. 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.