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

outcomes for this deadly childhood disease.

David W. Woessner, PhD, with his sponsor Charles G. Mulligan, MBBS, MD, at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, seeks to identify genetic changes that cause the most common type of childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). There are multiple subtypes of ALL, each with distinct genetic changes that drive disease development and influence success or failure of treatment. He has sequenced the genomes of over 1000 tumor cells from children with ALL and identified several hundred repeatedly mutated genes, for which the functions are currently unknown. He will test the role of these changes in ALL. A better understanding of which genetic changes significantly impact cancer behavior in ALL will provide new targets for existing therapy and/or avenues for development of new drug treatments for children with ALL.

Mark W. Zimmerman, PhD, with his sponsor A. Thomas Look, MD, at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, studies neuroblastoma, a type of brain tumor that remains a challenging and often devastating condition despite many recent advances in its clinical management. In high-risk neuroblastoma tumors, which account for 15% of all childhood cancer deaths, the CHD5 gene is often deleted and its loss is associated with poor prognosis. CHD5 has emerged as a very attractive target for potential anti-cancer therapeutics. His research elucidating the CHD5 pathway will lead to significant advances in our understanding of how CHD5 functions as a tumor suppressor and the potential ways it could be targeted for anti-cancer therapy.

"These are some of the best young scientists working in pediatric research today, and they're at a critical juncture in their careers," says William Carroll, MD, chair of the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Committee and Director of the New York University Cancer Institute. "They need our financial support, and we nee
'/>"/>

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:7/28/2014)... became the first man to reach the South Pole ... an international team of scientists led by Joe McConnell ... air pollution from industrial activities arrived long before. , ... spaced locations around the Antarctic continent, including the South ... reconstruction to date of lead pollution over the Earth,s ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine ... DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke. ... the curing of tobacco leaves and ultimately ends up ... in the lung and liver, where it is activated ... Previous research in mice has revealed that nicotine can ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... strike that wiped them out if it had taken ... , A fresh study using up-to-date fossil records and ... new narrative of the prehistoric creatures, demise, some 66 ... few million years before a 10km-wide asteroid struck what ... included extensive volcanic activity, changing sea levels and varying ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today 2Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today 3Nicotine found to inhibit DNA-strand break caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke 2Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows 2
... into our brain, and new research by University of ... known that fear and other highly emotional experiences lead ... today (Tuesday, June 14) in advance of publication in ... Kaufer and colleagues report a new way for emotions ...
... , This release is available in Spanish ... mixes are a produce section favorite. They offer convenience, selection, ... from the chore of washing and chopping, slicing, or shredding ... time to time, been associated with bagged salad greens. The ...
... to replace lost teeth with titanium dental implants could be ... only at micro level but also at nano level, researchers ... a method that could shorten the healing time for patients. ... the conductivity of the implant allows us to affect the ...
Cached Biology News:Fear boosts activation of young, immature brain cells 2Fear boosts activation of young, immature brain cells 3Scientists pitch in to help keep salad mixes safe to eat 2Healing times for dental implants could be cut 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... The National Model Aviation Museum, located ... pleased to announce that it has been granted full ... United States Air Force. , The certification is the ... this spring with an on-site inspection by Sarah Sessions, ... The National Museum of the United States Air ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Canada ... key market data on the Canada Endoscopy Visualization ... of US dollars, volume (in units) and average ... High-End Endoscopy Visualization Systems, Mid-Range Endoscopy Visualization Systems ... Report at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/213254 . , The report ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... "Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke ... on the Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke clinical ... data relating to the clinical trials on Ischemic ... Ischemic Stroke Research Report 2014 at: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/213207 ... trial numbers and their recruitment status as per ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... declared a $0.61 per share dividend for the third ... Sept. 5, 2014, to all stockholders of record as ... About Amgen Amgen is committed to ... serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative ...
Breaking Biology Technology:AMA’s National Model Aviation Museum Granted Full Civilian Museum Certification by the National Museum of the United States Air Force 2Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 2Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 3Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 4Canada Endoscopy Visualization Systems Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz 5Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke Global Clinical Trials Review H2, 2014: MarketResearchReports.Biz 2Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke Global Clinical Trials Review H2, 2014: MarketResearchReports.Biz 3Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 2Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 3
... ,, Collaboration is part of Aeterna Zentaris, strategy of personalized ... targeted conjugate with doxorubicin, being investigated in multiple cancers , ... QUÉBEC ... (TSX: AEZ; Nasdaq: AEZS ), (the "Company"), a late-stage ...
... ... in Arizona ,with State of the Art 3D Dedicated Neurology Suite, , ... (PRWEB) June 28, 2010 -- ... in the state of Arizona to adopt TrueVision® 3D Surgical Visualization, where multiple 3D ...
... ORLANDO, Fla. , June 26, 2010 ... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today ... than 260,000 patients that showed the risk of acute ... increased compared to initiators of other antidiabetic therapies. These ...
Cached Biology Technology:Aeterna Zentaris Announces Collaboration with Almac to Develop Therapy and Companion Diagnostic in Cancer 2Aeterna Zentaris Announces Collaboration with Almac to Develop Therapy and Companion Diagnostic in Cancer 3Aeterna Zentaris Announces Collaboration with Almac to Develop Therapy and Companion Diagnostic in Cancer 4Cardon Children's Medical Center Adopts TrueVision 3D Surgical Visualization Platform for Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery 2Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 2Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 3Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 4Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 5Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 6Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 7Study Finds BYETTA(R) Use Was Not Associated With Increased Rate of Acute Pancreatitis Compared to Other Antidiabetic Drugs: Final Results Presented at ADA 2010 8
... many modifications to the original formulas in efforts ... play an important role in tissue,culture. A salt ... osmotic balance in the medium and to provide ... is as valuable today as when it was ...
A substrate for all AChE-based EIA kits....
The Synergy HT utilizes a unique dual-optics design combined with monochromator wavelength selection to provide uncompromised performance in absorbance, fluorescence and luminescence reading modes. ...
... These are just some the things youll ... of Protein-Protein Interactions, edited by Erica Golemis, One ... skillfully edited compilation of topics in protein interaction ... text that must be a part of your ...
Biology Products: