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BIDMC scientists receive Challenge Awards from Prostate Cancer Foundation
Date:8/9/2011

artment of Surgery; Joseph DeSimone, PhD, of the University of North Carolina Department of Chemistry, and Charles Drake, MD, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmell Cancer Center.

"Our work represents a synergistic collaboration that brings together some of the best doctors and scientists in the fields of prostate cancer, nanotechnology, and cancer immunotherapy across three separate leading hospitals," adds Sanda. "Such collaborative team science is the cornerstone for continued progress in developing effective new cancer therapies."

In the second of BIDMC's PCF Challenge Awards, a scientific team led by Steven Balk, MD, PhD, an investigator in BIDMC's Division of Hematology/Oncology and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, will work on research to identify and exploit mechanisms of response and resistance to therapeutics directed at the androgen receptor pathway.

"We hope to learn why patients invariably become resistant to Abiraterone acetate, a treatment used in advanced prostate-cancer cases following chemotherapy," says Balk. "If we can determine the reasons why this treatment eventually stops working, we will be better equipped to design more effective and targeted therapy for metastatic treatment-resistant disease, the lethal stage of prostate cancer responsible for approximately 30,000 deaths per year."


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Contact: Bonnie Prescott
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617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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