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Grant to help researchers find leukemia's hiding places
Date:2/6/2014

ng may also protect blood cancer cells from chemotherapy and lead to disease return."

Cogle teamed with researcher Edward Scott, Ph.D., a professor of molecular genetics and microbiology in the UF College of Medicine, to develop a mouse model that will allow them to track human blood cancer cells as they travel in and out of the bone marrow. The researchers will analyze where the cells go during chemotherapy and where they reemerge after treatment is over, Cogle said.

Understanding more about the environment surrounding cancer cells is crucial to unlocking better ways to thwart the disease, and is one of three key areas of focus for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with the Quest for Cures research funding program. The other two priority areas include molecular stratification mechanisms and monitoring cancer cell heterogeneity.

To fund the Quest for Cures program, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society partnered with biotechnology company Celgene. Cogle said this public-private partnership benefits all by helping academic researchers obtain must-needed funding for research and by giving biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies the inside track on high-risk, high-reward discoveries.

"We are all looking for cures; that is the one thing we all share," he said. "That is what binds us all."


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Contact: April Frawley
afrawley@ufl.edu
352-273-5817
University of Florida
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