Navigation Links
UCLA prostate cancer research program receives $11.6 million federal grant
Date:8/7/2013

UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the department of urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have been notified that their standing as a National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) site in prostate cancer has been renewed for another five years.

The UCLA program is under the leadership of principal investigator Dr. Robert Reiter, Bing Professor of Urologic Research and a member of the Jonsson Cancer Center.

This renewal marks the beginning of a third five-year cycle of funding that will support UCLA scientists' efforts to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of prostate cancer. Thirty-thousand American men are expected to die from the disease this year, and the NCI estimates that more than 238,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013.

The SPORE program is a central component of NCI's efforts to spur collaborative, interdisciplinary cancer research at academic centers throughout the U.S., with the goal of translating basic research from the laboratories into patient care more quickly and effectively. The five-year, $11.6 million grant will help UCLA expand its renowned prostate cancer program, which engages researchers and clinicians from many disciplines across campus to uncover the mysteries of the disease.

"The SPORE grant will robustly continue the outstanding programs we have developed over the last two cycles of the grant and give us the resources to bring investigators together for new innovative and multidisciplinary projects with the goal of improving the way we diagnose and treat prostate cancer," said Dr. Mark Litwin, professor and chair of UCLA's department of urology.

"This renewal of the UCLA prostate SPORE is indicative of the world-class research we have on this campus," said Dr. James Economou, UCLA vice chancellor for research and professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics; molecular and m
'/>"/>

Contact: Shaun Mason
smason@mednet.ucla.edu
310-206-2805
University of California - Los Angeles
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. A Blast from the Past: a Prostate Cancer Fundraiser at the Hamptons
2. North Shore-LIJ Offering New Radium Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients
3. Decision aids associated with increase in informed decision making about prostate cancer screening
4. Prostate cancers are fewer, smaller on walnut-enriched diet
5. Rancid Fish Oil Capsules May Partly Explain Omega-3 and Prostate Cancer Findings, Suggest Co-founders of Omega3 Innovations
6. Active surveillance may miss aggressive prostate cancers in black men
7. New study on popular prostate cancer protein provides insight into disease progression
8. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers identify genetic variants predicting aggressive prostate cancers
9. Observation is safe, cost-saving in low-risk prostate cancer
10. New medication treats drug-resistant prostate cancer in the laboratory
11. Exposure to BPA in developing prostate increases risk of later cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) reveals in ... GLOBAL MARKETS , the global market for surgical navigation ... by the need for replacement of existing installations and ... the market is expected to grow to $631.9 million ... from 2013 through 2018. , While revenue generation will ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Parker Waichman ... spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes ... to provide coverage to WTC victims who developed 9/11-related ... U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). According to a statement ... 25th, the report is entitled “World Trade Center Health ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... Group, Inc., has been re-certified as a federal Patient ... authority of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ... industry-leading patient safety expertise and services following the true ... (PSQIA) of 2005. , ”We are proud and eager ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Franisco, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... marijuana business sector recently launched a “Video” section ... news and general information on various cannabis companies ... individuals can find an assortment of news clips, ... issues and announcements. A portion of the videos ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... PreDiabetes Centers, the nation’s top provider of ... to help clients and online readers send out summer ... Han Ashley developed variations of Roasted Veggie Pizza ... The PreDiabetes Centers Roasted Veggie Pizza recipe is made ... features a cheese substitute–ideal for people who are lactose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Market for Surgical Navigation Systems Expected to Reach $631.9 Million in 2018; ENT Systems Segment Leading With 10.4% CAGR 2Health News:Global Market for Surgical Navigation Systems Expected to Reach $631.9 Million in 2018; ENT Systems Segment Leading With 10.4% CAGR 3Health News:GAO Report Reaffirms Decision to Add Cancers to List of Illnesses Covered under the Zadroga Act, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:GAO Report Reaffirms Decision to Add Cancers to List of Illnesses Covered under the Zadroga Act, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3Health News:Clarity PSO Re-lists as a Patient Safety Organization and Continues to Advance Patient Safety 2Health News:Clarity PSO Re-lists as a Patient Safety Organization and Continues to Advance Patient Safety 3Health News:Emerging Cannabis Industry Website GreenRushReview.com Adds a Featured Video Section to Cover Marijuana Business Sector News 2Health News:Emerging Cannabis Industry Website GreenRushReview.com Adds a Featured Video Section to Cover Marijuana Business Sector News 3Health News:PreDiabetes Centers Concierge Chef Creates Tasty Grilled Veggie Pizza Recipes for Labor Day Party Menu 2Health News:PreDiabetes Centers Concierge Chef Creates Tasty Grilled Veggie Pizza Recipes for Labor Day Party Menu 3
... 6 Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) ... speak at two upcoming financial conferences. Both presentations, as noted ... section of Align Technology,s website at http://investor.aligntech.com . An ... three months. , Conference: Bank ...
... M. D. Anderson Clinical Services Outside of Houston PHOENIX, ... University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center announced ... here. The initiative joins Arizona,s leading provider of health care ... their families with an unprecedented level of cancer care in ...
... Africa, May 6 The healthcare industry ... vast inequalities in access to care. The ... 85.0% of the population, yet accounts for ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO )Public-private partnerships offer an innovative ...
... and wife Ellen honored for generous contribution to New York University ... ... -- Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S. and his wife, Ellen Linhart, have ... Education Program at Dr. Linhart’s alma mater. In honor of this ...
... largest hospital ship charity were honored with a humanitarian award at a ... ... May 6, 2009 -- The founders of the world,s largest hospital ship ... London last night. , , , , ,The annual Variety ...
... innovation is L-Tox, for advanced liver support. L-Tox was formulated to ... , ... Anaheim, California (PRWEB) May 6, 2009 - ... a stop product use directive on May 1, 2009. All consumers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Align Technology Executives to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences 2Health News:Banner Health, M. D. Anderson Announce Cancer Care Facility for Arizona 2Health News:Banner Health, M. D. Anderson Announce Cancer Care Facility for Arizona 3Health News:South Africa not Gaining the Full Benefit of PPPs in the Healthcare Sector, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Health News:South Africa not Gaining the Full Benefit of PPPs in the Healthcare Sector, Says Frost & Sullivan 3Health News:Manhattan Dentist Inducted Into The Sir Harold Acton Society 2Health News:Mercy Ships Founders Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Variety Club 2Health News:Mercy Ships Founders Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Variety Club 3Health News:Mercy Ships Founders Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Variety Club 4Health News:Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Offers Support for Hydroxycut Recall 2Health News:Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Offers Support for Hydroxycut Recall 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... Germany , August 28, 2014 ... available free of charge for people from 40 to 65 ... next two decades. Using a traffic light color scheme, the ... at risk. The new "CAIDE Dementia Risk App ... developed in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014 Synthetic ... novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific ... FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Limited (Fujifilm), announced today ... of cGMP manufacturing of SYN-004, Synthetic Biologics, proprietary ... Clostridium difficile ( C. difficile ) infections. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... -- Today is the official launch of a newly ... and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help ... medication. The Coalition will initially focus its efforts on ... nonmedical use vary, a 2013 study at one large ... college students reported nonmedical use of prescription stimulant medication ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CAIDE Looks into the Future: New App from Merz Pharmaceuticals Assesses the Risk of Getting Dementia Within the Next 20 Years 2Synthetic Biologics and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Announce Significant Improvement in API Manufacturing of SYN-004 for the Prevention of C. difficile 2Synthetic Biologics and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Announce Significant Improvement in API Manufacturing of SYN-004 for the Prevention of C. difficile 3Synthetic Biologics and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Announce Significant Improvement in API Manufacturing of SYN-004 for the Prevention of C. difficile 4Synthetic Biologics and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Announce Significant Improvement in API Manufacturing of SYN-004 for the Prevention of C. difficile 5New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications 2New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications 3New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications 4New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications 5New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications 6
... Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that ... Proximal Anastomosis System during on- and off-pump coronary artery ... secure connection, or anastomosis, between a vein graft and ... during CABG procedures and was first shipped to Japan ...
... PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26, 2012  The IP & Science ... Brazil,s Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA). This ... Policies for Innovation, Regulation and Infrastructure (DISET) branch ... of products, including generic pharmaceutical intelligence and tools ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cardica Achieves Key Milestone With Over 25,000 PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis Systems Deployed Worldwide 2Thomson Reuters Helps Brazil's Institute for Applied Economic Research Identify New Generic Drug Opportunities 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: