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BIDMC scientists receive creativity awards from Prostate Cancer Foundation
Date:4/14/2009

BOSTON Two projects led by scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have received funding from the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) as part of their 2009 Creativity Awards program, which supports innovative ideas to improve the detection and treatment of prostate cancer.

The one-year awards were made to 10 projects at nine institutions throughout the U.S., with BIDMC the only institution in New England to be funded and the only institution to receive multiple awards.

PCF Creativity Awards were developed to aid the advancement of the world's most imaginative, new research ideas that are not currently funded by any existing government or private sources.

"We were impressed with the unique ideas represented by the applications we received. A rigorous peer review process vetted the 10 selected projects from a field of more than 300 applications representing 105 institutions in 11 countries," said Howard Soule, PhD, PCF executive vice president and chief scientist. "These awards feed our pipeline of compelling ideas to cultivate new solutions for the prostate cancer problem. Promising results will translate into better therapies for patients with advanced prostate cancer."

Towia Libermann, PhD, and Alan Rigby, PhD, will receive the Michael Vinecki Creativity Award for their work studying Ets factor binding sites on DNA, the first step in selecting candidate prostate cancer inhibitors. "We know that in 40 to 60 percent of prostate cancers, Ets factors are what lies behind both the initial disease and its progression," notes Libermann. He and Rigby will use a state-of-the-art computer-aided drug discovery platform developed in the Rigby laboratory to model the structure of these sites, with the ultimate goal of generating drug candidates to block prostate-cancer progression. Libermann is Director of the BIDMC Genomics and Proteomics Center and of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Proteomics Core in BIDMC's
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Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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