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Thomas Jefferson University and hospitals tasked to find new radiation drugs
Date:5/4/2011

PHILADELPHIAShortly before Japan's devastating nuclear incident, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals (embed this link to "Hospitals" http://www.jeffersonhospital.org/) received an award to find novel drugs to treat people exposed to dangerous amounts of radiation in the wake of a nuclear terrorist attack or a nuclear accident.

Although a coincidence, the timing and the awards, given to six institutions under the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease's Centers for Countermeasures Against Radiation (CMCR) program, further highlighted the pressing need for new types of drugs.

"The incident in Japan made me realize just how important and pertinent this work is," said lead researcher Ulrich Rodeck, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, whose team received $75,000 for the pilot project that builds on six years of research. "We're taking the next step to develop better drugs to help mitigate damage from high exposure to radiation."

Dr. Rodeck, along with Adam P. Dicker, M.D, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Jefferson, has been working on testing new drugs for radiation exposure in zebrafish since 2004. While their primary aim has been to identify compounds that could be useful in cancer treatments by pr
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Contact: Steve Graff
stephen.graff@jefferson.edu
215-955-5291
Thomas Jefferson University
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