Navigation Links
Sohn Conference and Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundations name first pediatric research fellows
Date:7/17/2012

New York, NY (July 16, 2012) The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the Sohn Conference Foundation have named three outstanding young scientists as the first-ever Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Research Fellows, committing more than half a million dollars to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research.

The Sohn Conference Foundation, dedicated to curing pediatric cancers, announced in January that it was granting $1.5 million to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the leading charity supporting innovative young cancer researchers, to establish the award. It provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers.

July 2012 Damon Runyon-Sohn Fellows

Lara E. Davis, MD, with her sponsor Charles Keller, MD, at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, seeks to develop individualized, molecularly-targeted cancer therapy for osteosarcoma, a disease that accounts for only 2% of all pediatric cancers but is responsible for over 8% of all pediatric cancer deaths. She will establish primary cell cultures of osteosarcoma tumor samples from patients and identify genetic pathways in each individual sample that can be targeted with therapeutic agents. She will also use computer modeling to design drug combinations that may prevent the development of drug resistance. The goal of the proposed project is to improve osteosarcoma survival while decreasing therapy-related toxicity.

Angela J. Sievert, MD, with her sponsor John M. Maris, MD, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is committed to developing more effective treatments for the many children diagnosed with brain tumors each year. Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related death in children. Mutations in BRAF, an oncogene that can drive ca
'/>"/>

Contact: Yung S. Lie, Ph.D.
yung.lie@damonrunyon.org
212-455-0521
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Conference brings global focus to social inequality
2. Experts from John Theurer Cancer Center to participate in the AAMDSIF Patient and Family Conference
3. San Francisco is Hosting EB-5 Conference July 19, 2012
4. True-Dose to Exhibit Liquid Pet Supplements at the Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference in Orlando, FL on July 11-14
5. EASL-AASLD Special Conference on Therapy of Hepatitis C
6. Artisan Business Group hosts EB-5 Conference in California
7. San Francisco EB-5 Conference explores inbound Chinese investments
8. Traumatic brain injury the focus of American Headache Society scientific conference
9. International Nanomedicine Conference bound for Sydney: July 2-4, 2012
10. NOVAtime Solutions to be showcased at Booth #1821 in the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition
11. AuntMinnie Begins Live Video Stream of ISCT Conference Proceedings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... in infertile land, and bear many beans that are ... most legumes have a symbiotic relationship with bacteria, called ... then supply the host plant with ammonia as a ... nodules in their roots. However, if too many root ... of the plants, because the energy cost of maintaining ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Lifeinsuranceprices.info has released a new blog post announcing ... online. , Clients who smoke or use other ... quotes from multiple providers on a single website. Insurance ... Smoking will always influence life insurance prices, in a ... for life coverage and if they have health issues, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InventHelp, ... its clients, an inventor from New York, has created an ... patient from inclement weather or smoke during transport. This ... snapped to a stretcher and remain in place until removed, ... for a more comfortable move with protection from irritating smoke ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Outsourcing services provider Profit By ... US IT conglomerate to provide HR outsourcing services in India. ... an exclusive partner and will act as a talent acquisition ... deploy over 120 personnel across 3 locations in India in ... , "This is a significant win for us and we ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Dr. ... introduced Therapeutic Periodontal Treatment to their Miami practice. ... Dr. Gallardo and Dr. Lamas are one of ... the ‘total health’ approach for diagnosing and treating periodontal ... of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Long-distance communication from leaves to roots 2Health News:Smokers Can Compare Term Life Insurance Quotes At Lifeinsuranceprices.info! 2Health News:InventHelp® Client Patents “Patient Protector” – Designed to Protect Patients During Transport 2Health News:Profit By RPO Bags huge RPO contract from US-based Implementation Partner 2Health News:Gallardo & Lamas Periodontics & Implant Dentistry Therapeutic Periodontal Treatment Shown to Improve Patient’s Overall Health 2Health News:Gallardo & Lamas Periodontics & Implant Dentistry Therapeutic Periodontal Treatment Shown to Improve Patient’s Overall Health 3
... study conducted by the researchers at New York University School ... Asian immigrants are carriers// of the hepatitis B virus. These ... But it is surprising to know that most of the ... people who are infected had no health insurance. The rate ...
... place on record the exemplary work of art by students from ... by Oman in the ‘Unite for children Unite against Aids’ campaign ... for Children Unite Against Aids’ campaign encompasses four major goals spread ... percentage of the young victims of HIV/Aids; to provide better services ...
... Health workers by the Ontario government, to beat a possible ... from critics // , who see this is politically motivated ... The opinion doing the rounds is that the kits ... ,According to health minister George Smitherman, 15,000 emergency kits will ...
... Exercising for at least for half an hour a day and ... serving of vegetables and fish, may be the key// to longevity ... Health Organization. ,According to the study, exercising just 30 ... cycling and even climbing the stairs are included in the tally, ...
... University have developed ,the first knee replacement shaped to ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and will be ... ,Dr. Aaron G. Rosenberg and Dr. Richard A. Berger, ... who sought to address shape-related differences of a woman’s ...
... A systematic review of studies has revealed that surgery ... intrauterine medication for women experiencing heavy periods in reducing ... ,However, on subjective measures of effectiveness — satisfaction and ... (IUD) is as effective as surgery, the review found. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:East Asian Immigrants Bring Hepatitis to New York 2Health News:Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women 2Health News:Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women 3Health News:Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women 4Health News:Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods 2Health News:Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... Calif., Sept. 18, 2014  PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) ... quarter and full-year ended June 30, 2014. ... three months ended June 30, 2014 increased $492,000, or ... three months ended June 30, 2013, due primarily to ... repair revenues from the Company,s largest customer, partially offset ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Research and Markets has announced ... Investment Report, 2014-2016" report to their offering. ... in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), serves not only as ... device for pre-/post-stent dilatations. Therefore, the development of PTCA ... As national economy develops and people,s living ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014  Iliad Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on ... Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) announced today that it has ... Foundation for The State University of New York. ... biomarker to identify an abnormality in folate transport to ... is expected to be available for research use by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 2Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 3Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 4Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 5Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 6Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 7Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 8Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 9Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 10Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 11Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 12Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results 13China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016 2China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016 3Iliad Neurosciences, Inc. enters into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York 2Iliad Neurosciences, Inc. enters into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York 3
... Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced today that the Company ... Nasdaq market closes on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. ... webcast to discuss its financial results and provide a Company ... Daylight Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time). , Participants can ...
... 21 National Disability Employment Awareness Month marks the ... New Mobility magazine, the cutting-edge voice of disability ... www.newmobility.com ), written and edited by staff and ... users into mainstream society, while simultaneously reflecting the vibrant ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Present Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Award-Winning Disability Lifestyle Magazine Celebrates 20 Years of Publication - And 20 Years of Employing People with Disabilities 2
Fine abrasive for knife sharpening, 6 grams net...
Knife sharpening back for Standard Knife, C Profile...
Standard knife with box, C profile...
... is a refrigerated design for use as a ... with the 8000 sledge microtome, however, it can ... stage gives a large working area of 130 ... provide good adhesion between the specimen and the ...
Medicine Products: