Navigation Links
Damon Runyon, Sohn Conference Foundations name 3 new pediatric cancer research fellows
Date:6/20/2014

New York, NY (June 20, 2014) The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named three outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship Award, committing nearly $625,000 to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research.

The Fellowship Award provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers. Each recipient receives a four-year award ($248,000 for physician-scientists, $208,000 for basic scientists). Since 2012, this award has supported ten innovative pediatric cancer researchers.

The Sohn Conference Foundation, dedicated to curing pediatric cancers, announced in 2012 that it was granting $1.5 million to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the leading charity supporting innovative young cancer researchers, to establish the award. With the generous support of the Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance, the Fellowship Award continues to receive funding and recognition within the philanthropic community.

2014 Damon Runyon-Sohn Fellows

Ly P. Vu, PhD, with her sponsors Michael Kharas, PhD, and Ross L. Levine, MD, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, is studying childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Despite exciting advances in our understanding of AML and the availability of more aggressive treatment regimens, approximately 30% of children still eventually relapse from this disease. There are yet no approved targeted therapies for children with AML. Her project aims to uncover the role of Syncrip, a novel RNA binding protein, in maintaining the leukemia stem cell in AML. The study will provide insights into the mechanisms underlying the cause and development of AML and may lead to innovative therapeutic strategies and improved clinical
'/>"/>

Contact: Yung S. Lie, PhD
yung.lie@damonrunyon.org
212-455-0521
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research
2. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 17 young scientists
3. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards $3.6 M to 9 top young clinical investigators
4. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 20 top young scientists
5. Newly released FDA draft guidelines for biosimilar drugs to be discussed at conference
6. Annual Drug Discovery Conferences Being Held in Boston MA, Spring 2012
7. International Polar Year conference: From knowledge to action
8. Planet under Pressure conference, London: Final statement
9. Global Information Inc. Announces Discounted Conference Registration For Bio-IT World Asia and Biodetection Technologies 2012
10. MedNet Solutions to Demonstrate Its Innovative Suite of eClinical Solutions at the 2012 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
11. Ohio state hosts national energy conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)...  Automation is fundamentally transforming the travel experience ... international borders. Over the past decade, ePassports, biometric ... travelers to self process through border control via ... an increasing number of airports, seaports, and land ... to Maxine Most , Principal at Acuity ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 09, 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... the adoption of multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal biometric ... individual for verification and identification purposes. This helps ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... -- You,ve been here before: you desperately need to sign ... site key or the answer to your secret question. What,s ... Today, Hoyos Labs , a digital infrastructure ... put an end to the frustration that comes with usernames, ... leverages a user,s smartphone to acquire his or her biometrics ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide 2Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 3
... researchers developed a new biological pathway-based computational model, called ... genetic connections between different diseases as reported in ... the data present in large publicly available disease datasets ... them in a visual form. "The PHPN offers ...
... the most aggressive and least treatable forms of breast cancer ... cancer cells, scientists used a virus similar to the one ... a protein which makes them susceptible to radioactive iodine. This ... The FASEB Journal . Please note that human ...
... Jan. 30, 2014 Patients who have had ... pay closer attention to their nutritional intake, a UT ... in the Journal of Investigative Medicine , tracked ... despite nutritional counseling over a three-month period, most still ...
Cached Biology News:Dartmouth researchers develop new tool to identify genetic risk factors 2Engineered virus is effective against triple negative breast cancer cells 2Gastric banding patients should closely monitor nutrition following surgery 2Gastric banding patients should closely monitor nutrition following surgery 3
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Gene ... that it has entered into a technology access ... (ADM) to apply DNA2.0’s proprietary protein engineering technology, ... process. , “We are extremely excited that the ... platform. This proprietary bioengineering technology has now ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Md. , Dec. 17, 2014 CASI ... company dedicated to the acquisition, development and commercialization of ... for the global market with a primary commercial focus ... it has been granted a Type C meeting with ... the meeting will be held in February 2015.  During ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... & PETACH TIKVAH, Israel ... (NASDAQ: BCLI ), a leading developer of ... that wholly-owned subsidiary Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Ltd. was awarded ... Israel,s Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS).  ... in receipt of grant support from the Office of ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 2014  Ascendis Pharma A/S, a biotechnology company ... significant unmet medical needs, today announced positive six-month ... study to evaluate once-weekly TransCon Growth Hormone in ... interim analysis consists of 25 patients, representing approximately ... study, completing all six months of treatment. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ADM and DNA2.0 Enter Into Protein Engineering Technology Access and Service Agreement 2CASI Pharmaceuticals Granted Type C Meeting With U.S. FDA For ENMD-2076 In Fibrolamellar Carcinoma 2CASI Pharmaceuticals Granted Type C Meeting With U.S. FDA For ENMD-2076 In Fibrolamellar Carcinoma 3CASI Pharmaceuticals Granted Type C Meeting With U.S. FDA For ENMD-2076 In Fibrolamellar Carcinoma 4CASI Pharmaceuticals Granted Type C Meeting With U.S. FDA For ENMD-2076 In Fibrolamellar Carcinoma 5BrainStorm Receives $1,100,000 for its 8th Annual Non-Dilutive Grant from Israel's Chief Scientist Office 2BrainStorm Receives $1,100,000 for its 8th Annual Non-Dilutive Grant from Israel's Chief Scientist Office 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4
... Ph.D., continues as Chief Technology Officer, MENLO ... development stage company commercializing a patented,proprietary sensor technology ... and consumer markets announced today that Robin C.,Stracey ... Executive Officer,effective December 17, 2007. He has also ...
... VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 17 Good Neighbor ... Racing Solutions,(DRS) to enter the NASCAR(R) Nationwide Series in ... Cup Series in 2010. In the five-year,agreement, GNP will ... venture will be primarily funded by associate sponsor,relationships; and ...
... Association Provides Tips to Maintain Peace ... Friends, SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 17 You have the ... a call from guests who,want to bring their pet along ... them feel welcome?, "It,s not uncommon for guests to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Robin C. Stracey Joins Cantimer, Inc. as President and CEO 2Good Neighbor Pharmacy Joins with Diversified Racing Solutions to Enter NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2008 2What To Do When a Holiday Guest Shows Up With a Pet 2What To Do When a Holiday Guest Shows Up With a Pet 3
... biomarker discovery projects require screening through ... distinguish clinically relevant data from normal ... Manager is now available to help ... and data flood inherent to biomarker ...
This free-standing laminar flow hood provides a vertical flow of HEPA-filtered air to create a clean processing area. It includes a fluorescent light and motorized sliding shield. Options include wor...
This modular laminar flow hood forces air through a 99.99% efficient HEPA filter to create a clean processing area. Configurations are available with vertical or horizontal flow; options include a wo...
... provider of X-ray crystallography services for ... services to its pharmaceutical and biotechnology ... of drug-like fragments to the active ... allowing scientists to develop novel, high-affinity ...
Biology Products: