Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Seminar
The University of Edinburgh

Mini-Biography: Hiten Madhani is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School ..Read More

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine
Cornell University

Nurse extraordinaire Sandra Allen-Bard Sandy Allen-Bard is a leukemia nurse practitioner in the Weill Cornell Leukemia Program. She lives on the Upper..Read More

Michael Caligiuri, MD, Assumes Presidency of American Association for Cancer Research
The Ohio state University

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and chief executive officer of the Arthur G. James Cancer ..Read More

UW Cancer Doctor Gets Leukemia Grant
University of Wisconsin

A UW Health pediatric cancer specialist will receive a $330,000 grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation for research into the causes of acute myeloid..Read More

Wisconsin Scientists Assemble Puzzle of Red Blood Cell Genes
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - A complete picture of all genes involved in the formation of red blood cells - and the way the genes work with key proteins - is ..Read More

McArdle Cancer Symposium Honors Howard Temin
University of Wisconsin

Two Nobel Laureates came to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in June 2009 to participate in the second annual McArdle ..Read More

Regulatory Network Balances Stem Cell Maintenance, Differentiation
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - While much of the promise of stem cells springs from their ability to develop into any cell type in the body, the biological work..Read More

For Children With Brain Tumors, Next-Generation Sequencing May Lead to Different Diagnoses
UCSF School Of Medicine

Next-generation sequencing for patients at UCSF Medical Center is prompting changes in brain tumor diagnoses for some children and a retooling of trea..Read More

Former soldiers, nurse-cancer survivor, medical missionary help make up MD Class of 2015
Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine ranks life experience and a passion for medicine right up there with above-average GPAs and whiz..Read More

Discovery pinpoints cause of two types of leukemia
Oregon Health & Science University

Research method used by scientists with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University shows promise in accelerating advances in pe..Read More

Leukemias with ALK mutations identified, may respond to ALK inhibitors
Oregon Health & Science University

Mutations in the ALK gene were identified in the tumors of two leukemia patients, and laboratory studies indicated that leukemias harboring these muta..Read More

Nanotechnology expert selected to lead OHSU’s large-scale early cancer detection initiative
Oregon Health & Science University

Sadik Esener, Ph.D., will help launch the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s recruitment of 20 to 30 top scientists and their research teams A scientific ..Read More

CRAB, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute join forces to advance cancer research through clinical trials
Oregon Health & Science University

Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have signed a memorandum of understandi..Read More

Internal Medicine Division of Nephrology
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When Ohio State University cancer researchers first began studying a large sect of Amish living in Ohio, they theorized they would fi..Read More

Study Links Molecule To Muscle Maturation, Muscle Cancer
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that a molecule implicated in leukemia and lung ..Read More

Byrd Chosen A Distinguished University Professor
The Ohio State University

The university has named John Byrd, MD, director of the Division of Hematology in the Department of Internal Medicine, a 2016 Distinguished University..Read More

John C. Byrd, MD Received the Hendrix College Odyssey Medal for Research
The Ohio State University

John C. Byrd, MD, professor and director of the Division of Hematology at Ohio State, where he also is co-leader of the Leukemia Research Program at t..Read More

A Celebration of Blood
Queen's University

As a hematologist, of course I’m biased, but I would propose that there are many reasons to celebrate the importance and distinct nature of blood. At ..Read More

Einstein Faculty Receive NIH Career Development Awards
Yeshiva University

October 28, 2016—(BRONX, NY) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers career development grants to young researchers—usually senior postdoctor..Read More

Victory at Last
Harvard Medical School

Stephen Blacklow describes the shape of CD81, the first protein of its kind to have its molecular structure completely revealed. Half-buried in the oi..Read More

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Names 4 UCSF Researchers as Faculty Scholars
UCSF School Of Medicine

Four UC San Francisco researchers are among the 84 Faculty Scholars named Thursday by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundatio..Read More

Precision Medicine Is More Than Genomic Sequencing
Cornell University

Basing decisions about cancer treatment on mutations and other somatic genomic abnormalities has become a standard of care for patients with some tumo..Read More

Withholding amino acid depletes blood stem cells
Stanford Medicine

A dietary approach to depleting blood stem cells may make it possible to conduct bone marrow transplantations without the use of chemotherapy or radia..Read More

Fighting a formidable leukemia with an expansive clinical trial
Oregon Health & Science University

“What we’re trying to do with the master trial is to take the knowledge of individuals’ leukemias and match them to current therapies,” said Brian Dru..Read More

New compound shows promise in treating multiple human cancers
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

A new compound has been shown to block a protein essential for the growth of many cancers. Australian researchers who collaborated with industry partn..Read More

Collaborative MDS research yields world-class results | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Cornell University

Scientists have always been highly competitive, unwilling to share their findings lest a competitor get the edge on them. But what’s recently become p..Read More

Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery | Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University

A Phase III Randomized Trial of Lobectomy versus Sublobar Resection for Small (< 2cm) Peripheral Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (CALGB 140503). This rando..Read More

Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of April 18 - April 22
Cornell University

Dr. Dan Landau, an assistant professor of medicine and of physiology and biophysics, and a core member of the New York Genome Center, has received the..Read More

Dr. Lewis C. Cantley Wins Wolf Prize in Medicine
Cornell University

Dr. Lewis C. Cantley, the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, has been awarded the 2016 Wolf Prize in Medicine from the Wolf ..Read More

Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of Sept. 16 - Sept. 23
Cornell University

Dr. Ju Youn Kim, a postdoctoral associate in pharmacology in the laboratory of Dr. Samie Jaffrey and a student at the Clinical and Translational Scien..Read More

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Names John P. Leonard, MD of Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian its 2016 Manhattan Light The Night Corporate Chair
Cornell University

NEW YORK, June 28, 2016  — The New York City Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has announced John P. Leonard, MD, of Weill Cornell Medi..Read More

Stress-Fighting Proteins Could Be Key to New Treatments for Asthma
Cornell University

Investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and su..Read More

Enzyme May Hold Key to B Cell Lymphomas
Cornell University

A chemical reaction that affects the behavior of a gene crucial to the body's defense against pathogens mobilizes immune cells to effectively fight th..Read More

National Treasure
Cornell University

"This may not look like much," says Dr. John Gallin, '69, "but this the most high-containment facility in the country — probably in the world." Dr. Ga..Read More

Protein Signaling Networks Act as Biomarker for Chemotherapy Sensitivity in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Cornell University

An experimental chemotherapy kills leukemia cells that are abundant in proteins critical to cancer growth, according to new research from Weill Cornel..Read More

Improving the Odds
Cornell University

When Bob Azopardi arrived for his first appointment at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Ho..Read More

Fungus Fighter
Cornell University

A year into treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia, young Anna Nikolich was doing well, and her doctors were optimistic. It had been a devastating d..Read More

Weill Cornell Medicine Scientists Awarded Grants for Promising Cancer Research
Cornell University

Two Weill Cornell Medicine scientists have received prestigious Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) grants totaling nearly $1.5 million for their innovative res..Read More

Transforming Cancer Care
Cornell University

When Ty Williams was diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer in June 2011, he responded well enough to treatment that he could continue managing a cor..Read More

Innovative Immunotherapy More Effective in Treating an Aggressive Lymphoma than Chemotherapy
Cornell University

A drug that recruits immune cells to fight an aggressive form of lymphoma that disproportionately affects minorities in the United States appears to b..Read More

Mathematical Analysis of Drug Resistance in Chronic Leukemia
Cornell University

The rate at which genetically mutated cancer cells grow may help explain why patients with a common form of leukemia develop treatment resistance, acc..Read More

Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine
John Hopkins Medicine

Paul B. Rothman, M.D., and Jeffrey P. Kahn, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Johns Hopkins have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Rothman is th..Read More

OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital announces patient-designers for 2014 Doernbecher Freestyle Program
Oregon Health & Science University

05/29/14  Portland, Ore. A total of six patients from Clackamas, Medford, Tigard, Turner, West Linn and Wilsonville will participate in this year’s de..Read More

Paper of the Month
Oregon Health & Science University

August's featured paper is titled, "Biosensor reveals multiple sources for mitochondrial NAD(+)," and is published in Science. The paper is published ..Read More

OHSU sets fundraising record by meeting $1 billion challenge from Nike co-founder and wife
Oregon Health & Science University

06/25/15  Portland, Ore. $1 billion will create first large-scale program to overhaul early detection of lethal cancers Fast-track recruitment of 250-..Read More

OHSU Doernbecher patients walk hospital halls to celebrate Be The Match donors, staff
Oregon Health & Science University

07/06/15  Portland, Ore. Annual OHSU Doernbecher in-hospital ‘race’ for patients unable to participate in Portland’s Be The Match® Walk+Run Tuesday, J..Read More

OHSU Celebrates TEDMED, the medically based version of the popular TED talks with live screening, public speakers
Oregon Health & Science University

TEDMED is an annual event where leaders from all sectors of society come together for several days to explore the promise of technology and the potent..Read More

OHSU scientists, at leading edge of rare disease research, host Feb. 29 conference
Oregon Health & Science University

The Frohnmayer family has lost two daughters to complications from Fanconi anemia, a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 out of 135,000 births and leads..Read More

Dr. Brian Druker honored with Japan Prize
Oregon Health & Science University

By pioneering the development of targeted cancer drugs, Druker’s work helped usher in the practice of personalized cancer medicine Oregon Health & Sci..Read More

Former soldiers, nurse-cancer survivor, medical missionary help make up OHSU School of Medicine entering class
Oregon Health & Science University

08/17/11  Portland, Ore. ***Editors: Media are invited to the Class of 2015 White Coat Ceremony Friday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the Newmark Theatre, Por..Read More