Navigation Links
Peers elect MD Anderson's Hung and Lozano as Fellows of AAAS
Date:1/12/2011

HOUSTON - Innovative insights into a vital tumor-suppressing mechanism that is often broken in malignant cells and a type of receptor protein that frequently goes haywire to stimulate cancer growth have earned two scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center membership in a distinguished association of scholars.

Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D., vice president for basic research, professor and chair of MD Anderson's Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, and Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Genetics, have been elected fellows in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

"Outstanding basic science research provides the foundation for improving cancer treatment and prevention," said Raymond DuBois, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president and provost at MD Anderson. "Election as AAAS Fellows recognizes Mien-Chie Hung and Guillermina Lozano for their leadership in uncovering the molecular details that reveal how cancer develops, grows and might be eliminated."

Both scientists, DuBois noted, also work closely with clinicians to translate their findings to clinical applications.

New fellows will be inducted in a ceremony on Feb. 19 at the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1848, the AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society. Nominations are offered by at least three existing fellows in one of the association's 24 sections, or by the section's steering group, or by the AAAS chief executive officer. The steering groups review nominations and send a final list to the AAAS Council for a vote.

After Hung and Lozano are inducted, MD Anderson will have 11 AAAS members on its faculty.

In its announcement, the AAAS cited Hung for "distinguished contributions to novel findings about how receptor tyrosine kinases operate, which have generated a paradigm-shift on receptor biology with important clinical implications."

Loz
'/>"/>

Contact: Scott Merville
smerville@mdanderson.org
713-792-0661
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Overweight Younger Adults as Healthy as Normal-Weight Peers?
2. Heavy drug-use among bad boys curbed by parental monitoring and peers
3. Older Americans Sicker Than British Peers...
4. Women Veterans Less Likely Than Male Peers to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol
5. Gay Teens Punished More Harshly Than Straight Peers: Analysis
6. Satellite Healthcares Sheila Doss Elected Western Chapters Coordinator-Elect of the American Nephrology Nurses Association
7. University of Virginia Health System Medical Laboratories Selects Sunquest's Specimen Collection Solution
8. Nurse-Attorney/Former Bristol-Myers Squibb Executive Selected To Lead New Jersey State Nurses Association
9. Keenan Chief Strategy Officer Selected to Join Editorial Board of Payers & Providers
10. Republicans Give Top Award to Betsy McCaughey, Healthcare Patriot, & Rev Up for Upcoming Elections
11. What to Look for When Selecting an Electronic Health Record for Your Community Oncology Practice - Free Educational Webinar
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Peers elect MD Anderson's Hung and Lozano as Fellows of AAAS
(Date:8/29/2014)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... the 10 best web conference providers in the online ... Amongst the list were global leaders Webex, GotoMeeting and ... in the industry users have to determine which provider ... Essentially, web conference businesses search for compelling consumer ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Honey Gifts, premium Vancouver adult ... now be selling purse-sized adult toys and erotic products. ... they can be carried in a woman’s purse with ... range at Honey Gifts is also leak-free and will ... rechargeable batteries are common characteristics of Honey Gifts’ portable ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Sansego is ... an interactive online community, and a range of personalized ... all the way to professional athletes. Crowie has brought ... been with him throughout the majority of his triathlon ... in the triathlon public. , Sansego provides the following:, ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Work is the recipient of a ... Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ... use. Additionally, the grant provides resources to create the infrastructure ... use has increased steadily since 2007 according to NIDA, as ... and more available opioid. , A primary project at ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Ethane Web ... recently launched a new service named HTML web design. ... based service. Before tailoring the service, Ethane Web Technologies ... other companies. The company has done its best efforts ... and able to deliver outstanding results to clients. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top10InAction Reveals Best Web Conference Providers 2Health News:Honey Gifts Now Provides Purse Sized Adult Toys in Vancouver 2Health News:5 x World Champion Triathlete, Craig “Crowie” Alexander, Launches Online Triathlon Coaching Company – Sansego 2Health News:5 x World Champion Triathlete, Craig “Crowie” Alexander, Launches Online Triathlon Coaching Company – Sansego 3Health News:$1.25 million NIH grant to aid research on impact of heroin use 2Health News:Ethane Web Technologies Launches a New Web Design Service 2
... ... DSPanel today announced the availability of their latest ... DSPanel announced the availability of DSPanel Performance Canvas 2.2 with Planning, ... designed to be used as an accompaniment to Sharepoint 2010 and ...
... ... 140-2 Level Certification , ... (PRWEB) May 26, 2010 -- bTrade announced today that the company’s Managed ... Transfer solutions have received the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 (Level 1) validation, ...
... ... special section dedicated to prescription sunglasses , ... New Jersey (PRWEB) May 26, 2010 -- With summer quickly ... in selling prescription glasses has been selling prescription sunglasses since ...
... ... take over as President of the company effective July 1st, 2010. , ... Waterloo, IA (Vocus) May 26, 2010 -- John Spragle recently announced ... VGM Insurance,s plan for my successor. Effective June 1, 2010, Tom Jones will be joining VGM ...
... ... and Curcumin have demonstrated anti-tumor properties and may serve as important therapeutic agents in ... anti-cancer chemicals has been the focus of US based Biomedical Company, Millennium Bioceutics with ... ...
... used a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique called continuous ... patterns in schizophrenic patients quickly and without using radiation ... edition and July printed issue of the journal ... technique that can help reduce the cost and complexity ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:DSPanel's New Mobile Analytics Server for Business Intelligence: Data Analysis, Monitoring and Planning When and Where You Need It 2Health News:DSPanel's New Mobile Analytics Server for Business Intelligence: Data Analysis, Monitoring and Planning When and Where You Need It 3Health News:bTrade Earns Stringent Government Data Security Certification 2Health News:bTrade Earns Stringent Government Data Security Certification 3Health News:GlassesUSA.com Launches Section for Prescription Sunglasses 2Health News:VGM Insurance President Passes the Baton 2Health News:Natural Chemicals Act As Cancer Killers 2Health News:Blood flows differently through the brains of schizophrenic patients 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... SPRING, Md. , Aug. 29, 2014  United ... that the U.S. District Court for the District of ... its favor in the company,s case against Sandoz, Inc. ... Judge Peter Sheridan ruled that U.S. Patent ... Inc., and enjoined Sandoz from marketing its generic product ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 According ... Product & Services (Equipment, Reagent, Primer, Probe, Custom ... PCR, QPCR, Gene Synthesis, NGS, DNA, RNAi) - ... global Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market is expected to reach ... 2014, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% from ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014  Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: ... intends to release its financial results for the fiscal ... after market trading ends on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. ... for 4:30 p.m. U.S. EDT on Tuesday, September 9, ... review the Company,s financial results, commercial partnerships, and future ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:District Court Decision Received In Remodulin Patent Case 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 3Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 4Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 2
... certain mutations enable specific cells in the,retina to ... suggests deliberate,genetic manipulations might coax an injured brain ... Investigators at St.,Jude Children,s Research Hospital have ... cancer retinoblastoma, disproving a long-standing principle of,nerve growth ...
... Oct. 18 CEL-SCI CORPORATION,(Amex: CVM ) ... is a featured presenter at the International Society ... Mr. Kersten will present on the "New Realities ... p.m. (Eastern Daylight,Time). In April 2007, CEL-SCI ...
Cached Medicine Technology:St. Jude Identifies the Specific Cell That Causes Eye Cancer, Disproving Long-Held Theory 2St. Jude Identifies the Specific Cell That Causes Eye Cancer, Disproving Long-Held Theory 3CEL-SCI CEO to Present at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering 2007 Chesapeake BioShowcase 2
Cocoon Disposable Patient Warming Blankets are specially designed to prevent hypothermia and maintain normothermia in your patients. The soft warm coloured material is strong and resists tearing and ...
The upper body blanket covers the upper torso, arms, neck, and head of the patient....
The Electri-Cool® II is the premier choice when it comes to localized cold therapy systems. system offers the widest variety of application-specific pads and wraps, for your convenience....
Complete Cataract Competence , OPMI VISU 140 is compact, good and economical. It's everything a cataract specialist needs today....
Medicine Products: