Navigation Links
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 20 top young scientists
Date:1/13/2014

tts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, studies pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). PDAC is characterized by an extremely stiff texture, which is caused by accumulation of excessive extracellular matrix (ECM). The compositions of ECM, known to have major effects on tumor progression, are not well understood in PDAC disease. She aims to identify global ECM changes during PDAC progression by proteomic approaches, and to investigate how these changes impact cancer progression. This research will provide novel insights into diagnosis, prognosis and treatments of this very difficult disease.

Thomas S. Vierbuchen, PhD [HHMI Fellow] with his sponsor Michael E. Greenberg, PhD, at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, aims to understand how neurons adapt to experience by modifying the complement of genes they express. He is using high-throughput sequencing-based approaches to identify and characterize the function of genomic regulatory elements that control neuronal activity-regulated gene transcription.

Eric M. Woerly, PhD, with his sponsor Eric N. Jacobsen, PhD, at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, aims to develop new chemical synthetic methods for the preparation of cancer therapeutics. The introduction of fluorine into pharmaceutical targets is an important element of drug design. The controlled, selective synthesis of fluorinated compounds, however, can be a great synthetic challenge. He plans to enable access to such targets by developing a method for the asymmetric synthesis of fluorinated small molecules, potentially leading to improved cancer therapies.


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

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards $3.6 M to 9 top young clinical investigators
2. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 17 young scientists
3. Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research
4. Mechanism affecting risk of prostate cancer is found
5. LSUHSC research reveals structure of master regulator and new drug target for autism, cervical cancer
6. Cancer drug protects against diabetes
7. Researchers discover a tumor suppressor gene in a very aggressive lung cancer
8. Novel noninvasive therapy prevents breast cancer formation in mice
9. UTSW study identifies potential therapeutic target for incurable, rare type of soft-tissue cancer
10. International team completes systematic, genomic study of cervical cancer
11. Breast cancer patients experience fewer side effects from anticancer drug when receiving acupuncture
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/31/2015)... 2015  Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) ... Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software DNA® 2.0) platforms ... approximately $20.4 million for the year ended December 31, ... the year ended December 31, 2013. ... completed its multi-year transition away from its legacy landline ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... NEW YORK , March 31, 2015   ... announced the launch of the Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER, ... data products tracking usage trends in the medical device ... monthly access to data including treatment volumes, market share, ... manage the pain associated with joint surgery. ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lc9bnl/global_gesture ... Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector 2014-2018" report ... Global Gesture Recognition market in Automotive Sector to grow ... Gesture recognition is the ability of a ... an individual. Gesture recognition technology can be 2D-based or ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6Guidepoint Launches Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER 2Guidepoint Launches Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER 3Global Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector Report 2015 - Growing Number of Partnerships 2
... possible cause of irritable bowel syndrome has been traced to ... the colon membrane, leading to hostile conditions that can produce ... that this RNA segment sends signals that stop the activity ... research has linked a shortage of glutamine in the gut ...
... generations of mountaineers since their ill-fated attempt to climb ... of scientists believe they have discovered another important part ... Andrew Irvine never returned from their pioneering expedition. The ... mystery and uses newly uncovered historical data collected during ...
... institutions led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has ... Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ... understanding of how life started on Earth. Researchers will ... the spontaneous formation of functional polymers -- such as ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists target possible cause of 1 form of bowel disease 2Scientists target possible cause of 1 form of bowel disease 3Mallory and Irvine: Did extreme weather cause their disappearance? 2Georgia Tech awarded a $20M Center for Chemical Innovation from NSF and NASA 2Georgia Tech awarded a $20M Center for Chemical Innovation from NSF and NASA 3
(Date:4/1/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 ... portable reader that can read both chromatographic and fluorescent ... a leading supplier of high performance, quantitative readers and ... readers globally. The HRDR-400 is a first of its ... capabilities in one instrument. , Dr. Neven Karlovac, ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... 1, 2015  Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX ... fostering and monetization of intellectual property, today announced ... full service global investment bank specializing in micro, ... note featuring Spherix. The report, authored ... Analyst at Chardan, was published on March 31, ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... NEW YORK CITY and ... leading provider of market research reports and solutions, MarketResearch.com is ... that 2015 will be a year of market growth and ... operating a stem cell company or cord blood bank, competing ... must analyze market conditions, predict industry trends, and act on ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... 01, 2015 The concept of “spot reducing” ... dollar industry. Founder of Fasciology, Ashley Black, says that even ... fat, instead of having to wait for the whole fat ... “ prior to fat cooling procedures, the only well ... was liposuction, which is a highly invasive procedure.” It is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Holomic to Introduce the First Dual, Chromatographic and Fluorescent Rapid Test Reader, the HRDR-400 2Chardan Capital Issues Industry Note Covering Spherix 2Chardan Capital Issues Industry Note Covering Spherix 3MarketResearch.com: "Blockbuster" Year for Stem Cells Creates Market Opportunities, Says BioInformant Worldwide Report 2MarketResearch.com: "Blockbuster" Year for Stem Cells Creates Market Opportunities, Says BioInformant Worldwide Report 3MarketResearch.com: "Blockbuster" Year for Stem Cells Creates Market Opportunities, Says BioInformant Worldwide Report 4Hybrid Health Guru, Ashley Black, announces that her invention The FasciaBlaster™ rivals the “fat cooling” procedures that reduce exercise and diet resistant fat pockets. 2Hybrid Health Guru, Ashley Black, announces that her invention The FasciaBlaster™ rivals the “fat cooling” procedures that reduce exercise and diet resistant fat pockets. 3
... Wis. The stock market and mutual fund scandals that ... have left these individuals confused or nervous about getting back ... has launched a new free web site EducatedInvestor.com ... to find objective answers to their investment questions. , ...
... , , Editors Note: This is the first ... with Carl Gulbrandsen , managing director of the ... perspective on the new WARF initiative called Whats in it ... to make the Madison-based foundation more accessible to companies throughout ...
... thing shorter than a New York minute is an email one. ... my email? ,What email? ,The one I sent you today. ,I ... ago. , ,So it goes. A recent survey by TargetX, an ... theyd take their business elsewhere if they dont receive a response ...
Cached Biology Technology:EducatedInvestor.com Launches to Help Investors Make Informed Decisions 2WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin 2WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin 3WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin 4Did You Get My E-Mail? 2Did You Get My E-Mail? 3
MHC Volumes 1 & 2...
Vertical Rack (five box vapor phase rack), includes 2.0" (5.1cm) boxes...
... 1, active MW: 34.2kDa Formulation: 10mM ... Brij-35, 1mM dithiothreitiol with 50% glycerol ... to the Certificate of Analysis for ... salt precipitation followed by gel filtration ...
Thermal Printer Paper for Monolight(tm) Luminometer 1 each...
Biology Products: