Navigation Links
National Lung Cancer Partnership announces winner of 2007 Career Development Award
Date:3/16/2008

MADISON, Wis. National Lung Cancer Partnership is pleased to announce that Adam Marcus, Ph.D., of the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University is the winner of the organizations 2007 Career Development Award.

The Career Development Award, in the amount of $80,000, provides two years of protected time for newly independent investigators to develop their careers in lung cancer research. With the support of the Lilly Foundation and our very generous donors, were able to offer lung cancer researchers this critical period of time to further their investigation of this deadly disease, said Regina Vidaver, executive director of National Lung Cancer Partnership.

The award will support Dr. Marcus research into how lung cancer cells are able to invade surrounding tissues. He will focus on the how mutations of the LKB1 cellular protein cause lung cancer cells to move into other tissues and how these cell mutations can affect the sensitivity of lung cancer cells to chemotherapy drugs.

By understanding how LKB1 contributes to lung cancer invasion, our research could potentially impact the development of novel diagnostic and prognostic approaches to control lung cancer malignancy, said Dr. Marcus.

Lung cancer research is severely under-funded at the federal level in proportion to the death toll from this disease. National Lung Cancer Partnership grants support scientists who choose to pursue lung cancer research, even in the face of a poor funding climate.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sara Conley
sconley@pcipr.com
312-558-1770
National Lung Cancer Partnership
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Wolves find happy hunting grounds in Yellowstone National Park
2. BIO-key(R) International to Showcase Deployed Biometric Security Applications at 2007 Biometric Technology Expo
3. ESMO International Symposium on Immunology
4. Story tips from the US Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2007
5. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, CIO to Speak at Government Security Conference
6. Director of National Intelligence to Speak at Conference
7. Singapore National Science and Technology Awards
8. Conservation International and Toyota partner to protect Philippines rain forests
9. International team shows mercury concentrations in fish respond quickly to increased deposition
10. International team shows mercury concentrations in fish respond quickly to increased deposition
11. Office of the Director of National Intelligence, CIO to Speak at Government Security Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/9/2017)... Australia , March 9, 2017 ... the prestigious World Lung Imaging Workshop at the University ... , was invited to deliver the latest data to ... globally recognised event brings together leaders at the forefront ... developments in lung imaging. "The quality ...
(Date:3/6/2017)... Calif. , March 6, 2017 ... and sales technology, today announced Predictive Sales Coach ... for infusing actionable sales intelligence into Salesforce. This ... automatically enable their sales organizations with deep knowledge ... that allow for intelligent engagement. Predictive Sales Coach ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Australian stem cell and regenerative ... has signed an agreement with the Monash Lung Biology ... Discovery Institute and Department of Pharmacology at Monash University, ... preclinical study to support the use of Cymerus™ mesenchymal ... Asthma is a chronic, long term lung ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Cancer ... exhibiting in booth 513 at the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 43rd ... 29-31. , CANCERSCAPE unites key stakeholders from leading national organizations to share ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... COLUMBIA, MO , March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - ... and its partners Nordion, a business of Sterigenics International, ... Request (LAR) has been submitted to the U.S. Nuclear ... implementing domestic U.S. production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). Once operational, ... nearly half of U.S. demand for Mo-99, which currently ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific ... enhance its high-impact scholarly collection across its cross-platform reference management system. , ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 ... ... Johnston, spoke at a Marketing Roundtable on March 22 in Philadelphia. The event ... WHYY. , The Marketing Roundtable featured breakout groups and interaction ...
Breaking Biology Technology: