Navigation Links
Top cancer specialists receive ESMO awards
Date:9/15/2010

m or individual who have demonstrated commitment to cancer research treatment. It is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

In recent years Prof Calvert has worked on a program of drug development aimed at the use of molecular pathology of human cancer to define targets and develop drugs aimed at these targets. His research into the role of PARP inhibitors is leading to many developments in oncology as well as a variety of other diseases.

"We are in what is often called the 'post‐genomic era'. This really means that we have amazing technologies that allow us to characterize gene expressions, mutations, translocations, etc., at an unprecedented rate. The excitement is that sometimes these are truly cancer specific changes and we can find or make drugs that exploit them. The challenge is that many of the most promising potential targets for drug design are regarded as intractable (or 'undruggable'). We need to develop techniques to approach these targets."

When asked which of his achievements has given him the most satisfaction, Prof Calvert replies: "This is hard to answer because there are so many more things to do. I think we achieved a good multidisciplinary team in Newcastle and established PARP inhibitors as a therapeutic class. However, I hope that the achievement that will give me the most satisfaction is yet to come!"


'/>"/>

Contact: Vanessa Pavinato
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Molecule identified that increases survival of stomach cancer patients
2. Muscle wasting in cancer does not spare the heart
3. Biologists find way to reduce stem cell loss during cancer treatment
4. Connection between light at night and cancer revealed in additional study
5. Connection between light at night (LAN) and cancer revealed in additional study
6. New infrared light may open new frontier in fighting cancer, Tay Sachs
7. High-fat diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk later in life
8. Researchers to activate anti-cancer gene
9. Researcher finds revolutionary way to treat eye cancer
10. Microneedle, quantum dot study opens door to new clinical cancer tools
11. LOreal Fellowship winner seeks to understand breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... Sweden, have explored two different ways that allow ... to the formation of oxygen molecules in photosynthesis. ... scientific journal Nature Communications . , "The ... catalysts for water oxidation, which are key components ... storage of solar energy in fuels like hydrogen, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... increased risk of kidney injury related to the use ... mass of HES molecules, according to a report in ... International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). , The "total mass ... on cultured human renal proximal tubule cells (PTCs), concludes ... of University Hospital Wrzburg, Austria. Other factorssuch as ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... In addition to the hippocampus, the marginal division ... and memory. What is the impact degree of ... learning and memory function? Yan Yu and his ... China found, using immunofluorescence staining, that substance P ... hippocampus and striatal marginal division of normal rats. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Molecular snapshots of oxygen formation in photosynthesis 2In lab studies, hydroxyethyl starch has direct harmful effects on kidney cells 2
... LONDON , February 11 De ... today announced,that it will design and roll-out East Africa,s ... part of the ongoing Rwandan National ID project,(NID). The plans for ... driver,s licence, are already underway. The first eID,documents are expected to ...
... , A few grass species provide the bulk of our ... sustainable energy and feedstock production. However there are significant barriers ... gene function and their large and complex genomes. , Now, ... international consortium led by the John Innes Centre, the US ...
... N.C. Any way you look at it -- by ... creepy crawlies called arthropods dominate planet Earth. Because of their ... figure out the family relationships that link lobsters to millipedes ... first. In a scientific and technological tour de force ...
Cached Biology News:De La Rue to Provide East Africa's First eID Project 2De La Rue to Provide East Africa's First eID Project 3First member of the wheat and barley group of grasses is sequenced 2Study finds surprising new branches on arthropod family tree 2Study finds surprising new branches on arthropod family tree 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maxim Peptide, a ... that are used solely in scientific experiments, is currently ... years in business, Maxim Peptide, which was created by ... a new and updated website that now features a ... has been updated with fascinating articles about peptide research, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... MISSISSAUGA, ON , July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - ... Canada approved APTIOM TM (eslicarbazepine acetate) for use ... partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy who are not ... not indicated for use in patients under 18 years ... the most common neurological disorders and according to Epilepsy ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Deep Knowledge ... Medicine Forum on ‘Commercialising Longevity Research’ and welcomed ... to the London Bioscience Innovation Center for the ... and Aging Analytics Ltd. The meeting highlighted the ... translational research for age-related disease, as well as ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 OMICS ... Bioanalytical techniques during 18-20 August, 2014 at Double Tree ... review the recent developments in Analytical & Bioanalytical research ... globe. , Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, ... Analytica Acta conference is a remarkable one in bringing ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Maxim Peptide Celebrates Second Anniversary Online with an Updated Website and Special Deals Section 2Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 2Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 3Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Announces Health Canada Approval of APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) as a Once-Daily Adjunctive Treatment for Partial-Onset Seizures in Patients with Epilepsy 4DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities 2DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities 3DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities 4DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities 5DKV Sponsors Forum on Commercialising Longevity Research; Brings Together Scientists, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities 6A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 2A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 3A Critical Review of Analytical Techniques for Improved Living Standards 4
... Lione, one of,the largest intellectual property law firms in ... Addy has been named one of the Top,10 Illinois ... Politics,magazine., Intellectual property law, specifically patent law, traditionally ... practice, Ms. Addy is,among the most recognized patent attorneys ...
... Human Genome,Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today ... its financial results for the year ended,December 31, 2007. ... 25, 2008, after the capital markets close., (Logo: ... be hosted by senior management and will be,held on ...
... Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC,("Graceway"), a portfolio company of ... acquired all of the assets related to Estrasorb(R),(estradiol ... (Nasdaq: NVAX ) and Allergan, Inc. ("Allergan") ... treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor,symptoms associated with ...
Cached Biology Technology:Meredith Martin Addy Named One of Top 10 Illinois 'Super Lawyers' for 2008 2Human Genome Sciences to Sponsor Conference Call to Discuss Full Year 2007 Financial Results 2Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC(TM) Announces Completed Acquisition of All Assets Related to Estrasorb(R) Product Line in North America From Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) and Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) 2
... from 2 mM sodium phosphate buffer, pH ... D is a major lysosomal aspartyl protease ... kDa proenzyme. Overexpression of cathepsin D in ... risk of relapse and metastasis. Cathepsin D ...
Rat Hepatocytes (RH) (>3,000,000 cells)...
... Automation Buffer is a concentrated formulation of ... employing capillary action technology, as well as ... collaboration with David Brigati M.D., Department of ... This buffer is recommended for all the ...
... Intended for users requiring mass detection ... linear MALDI TOF Mass spectrometer is ... applications and for high performance mass ... QA/QC, SNP analysis, protein detection, micro-satellite ...
Biology Products: