Navigation Links
Lustgarten Foundation Announces $1.25 Million Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Development Project
Date:3/27/2008

Project is Aimed at Developing New Screening Methods and Holds Significant Potential for Early Detection Blood Test for Nation's 4th Leading Cancer

Killer - Biomarker Project holds significant potential for new screening and diagnostic interventions for the disease, including a blood test to detect

the disease before even the most sophisticated scans - Consortium, comprised of Canary Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, University of California at San Francisco and Van Andel Research Institute - Biomarker Development Project is expected to form the basis for future

studies evaluating antibodies for use in early detection tests, diagnostics, imaging, and therapeutic targets for the nation's fourth

deadliest cancer

BETHPAGE, N.Y., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, the largest private foundation dedicated exclusively to supporting pancreatic cancer research, will tomorrow hold a kick-off Consortium meeting in Chicago to launch a $1.25 million commitment to create antibodies for promising biomarker targets for pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.

The Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Development Project is a Consortium representing four leading cancer research organizations, including Canary Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, University of California at San Francisco and Van Andel Research Institute. The Project is expected to complete by the end of 2009. The Lustgarten Foundation is receiving support for the Project from the Harry T. Barbaris, M.D. Memorial Fund.

Said Dr. Robert Vizza, President of The Lustgarten Foundation, "Today, it is widely accepted that certain proteins (biomarkers) tend to be elevated in pancreatic cancer. Biomarkers show particular promise for the early detection of pancreatic cancer because they can be detected in the
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. GeneGo and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Collaborate to Advance Understanding of Cystic Fibrosis
2. More Than 230 Cyclists to Ride in Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour to Raise $1.3 Million for Arthritis Foundation
3. International Atomic Energy Agency and National Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Major Initiative to Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatments in Developing Countries
4. Melanoma Research Foundation and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Host Educational Symposium and Reception for Melanoma Patients, Family Members and Healthcare Providers
5. Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Chairman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
6. The Parkinsons Disease Foundation Commemorates its 50th Anniversary with Special Scientific Symposium on Parkinsons Disease
7. Rutgers physicist earns prestigious Packard Foundation Science and Engineering Fellowship
8. Agendia BV Announces That its Chief Research Officer Laura van t Veer has Received a 2007 Breast Cancer Research Foundation Award
9. John Timberlake, Valeritas Executive Vice President and General Manager, Named Executive of the Year by the Diabetes Foundation
10. Genasense(R) Triple Combination Therapy in Advanced Melanoma Presented at Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium
11. eHealth Initiative Foundation Launches Collaborative Research Effort to Improve Drug Safety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Relmada Therapeutics, ... for the treatment of chronic pain, announced the results ... "This was a transformational year in Relmada,s ... future for our company," said Sergio Traversa , ... we have executed on key financial, human resource and ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Based on the ... surgical imaging market is dominated by four major ... imaging market. These players include GE Healthcare (U.K.), ... (Germany). , Full Report Copy at ... Healthcare can be attributed to its strong product ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Achim Noack has been named global vice ... this position, Noack will assist Jerry Stoller, CEO and ... strategy and supervise global marketing management and implementation of ... knowledge and experience in the crop protection industry,” says ... innovative thinking will be a great asset for Stoller ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Once ... to provide a larger packaged waste water treatment plant ... King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Two years ago Bioshaft ... Jeddah Gate Development, serving two residential towers with an ... is over a quarter million gallons per day and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Relmada Therapeutics Announces Results of Annual Shareholders Meeting 2Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Achim Noack Joins Stoller Group as Global Vice President of Marketing and Administration 2
... - Thursday, November 1, 2007, 11:30 a.m. ET -, ... MAXY ) will host a conference call to ... a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT) on Thursday,November 1, 2007. ... A press release announcing Maxygen,s third quarter 2007,financial results ...
... Systems Sponsors Case Review with Drs. Morton Kern, Nico ... ... The use,of fractional flow reserve (FFR) for optimizing patient outcomes ... TCT 2007, which will take place Oct. 20-25 in,Washington. Radi ...
... Hospira,s First Similar Biologic Expected by Early ... ... Hospira (NYSE:,HSP), a leading global hospital products company, announced today that it,has ... a treatment for anemia associated with chronic,renal failure and chemotherapy-induced anemia. Retacrit ...
Cached Biology Technology:Maxygen Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call Notice 2Use of Fractional Flow for Optimizing Patient Outcomes is Topic of Several Sessions at TCT 2007 2Hospira's Biosimilar Epoetin Retacrit(TM) Receives Positive Opinion Recommending EU Approval 2Hospira's Biosimilar Epoetin Retacrit(TM) Receives Positive Opinion Recommending EU Approval 3
(Date:12/11/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 09, 2014 Research ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) ... Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019"  report to ... emerging in this market is advances in technology. ... to upgrade biometric solutions to the latest standard ...
(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 ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xclcvw/biometrics_market ) ... Market in Japan 2014-2018" report to their ... The integration of biometrics and smart ... upgradation of the driver,s license is one of ... the aforementioned projects, biometrics is being used as ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 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 3Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2
... Calif. , June 20, 2013 Based on ... & Sullivan recognizes geneOnyx Limited with the 2013 European ... leverages a DNA testing platform originally used for medical ... anti-aging cosmetics. geneOnyx,s test requires only a ...
... the patients who received injections of steroids contaminated with ... Center has found that some patients had fungal infections ... their symptoms and that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can ... injections from highly contaminated lots. The study, ...
... is extremely disappointed that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) ... Dow Benelux B.V.to conduct a pre-natal developmental toxicity study ... and expose pregnant rats and their unborn pups to ... order to comply with the European Community,s Regulation on ...
Cached Biology News:Frost & Sullivan Applauds geneOnyx for its DNA Testing Solution for the Personalized Cosmeceuticals Market 2Frost & Sullivan Applauds geneOnyx for its DNA Testing Solution for the Personalized Cosmeceuticals Market 3Frost & Sullivan Applauds geneOnyx for its DNA Testing Solution for the Personalized Cosmeceuticals Market 4Evolution of an outbreak: Complications from contaminated steroid injections 2
... of gene expression) technology allows ... profiles generated by SAGE are ... transcripts making it possible to ... Kit is designed to make ...
Sheep Serum US Origin...
... For the ultimate in utility and ... to meet the needs of the researcher. ... interior dimensions or as sheet material that ... enclosures. These isolators are autoclavable and non-cytotoxic ...
2,4-Dinitrophenyl hapten is conjugated to Human Serum Albumin (HSA) protein through lysine....
Biology Products: