Navigation Links
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to set up its first Asian branch in Singapore
Date:11/5/2007

m Chuan Poh, Chairman of A*STAR. A distinctive feature of this non-profit, private cancer institute is that it holistically addresses the entire discovery continuum, from basic laboratory studies to early clinical trials. Similarly, Singapore has a highly integrated, comprehensive approach to cancer research.

Leveraging on Singapores integrated approach towards biomedical sciences research, LICR-Singapore will have a unique mode of operations. Under this arrangement, the LICR investigators will have the flexibility to be hosted at the two medical schools and A*STAR research institutes, with A*STARs Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS) as its coordination centre. According to Dr. Simpson, all other LICR branches are hosted physically in just one university, institute or hospital. The functional interactions between the medical schools, A*STAR and SICS means that we can have LICR investigators located across the Singaporean research constellation and still be truly integrated.

A joint search committee, co-headed by scientific luminaries, will recruit an internationally renowned clinician-scientist to be Director of LICR-Singapore. The search committee is led by Webster Cavenee, PhD, Director of the LICR San Diego Branch and Distinguished Professor at the University of California San Diego; George Demetri, M.D., Director of the Ludwig Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School; and Edward Holmes, M.D., Executive Deputy Chairman of A*STARs Biomedical Research Council and Executive Chairman of Singapores National Medical Research Council.

LICR-Singapore will have up to five investigators. In addition to having appointments at A*STAR research institutes, these clinician-scientists will receive tenure-track appointments at NUS-YLLSoM and Duke-NUS GMS, positioning them at the interface of academic and clinical research.

In addition to strengthening Singapores capabilities in cancer research and clinical tri
'/>"/>

Contact: Sarah L. White, Ph.D.
swhite@licr.org
917-379-0398
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Palm Beach County wants to establish a Max Planck Institute in Florida
2. Midlands Consortium delighted to be chosen to host £1 billion energy institute
3. $22 million gift from Alfred Taubman launches new biomedical research institute
4. 3 Columbia University Medical Center faculty elected to Institute of Medicine
5. Stowers Institutes Xie Lab demonstrates dual intrinsic and extrinsic control of stem cell aging
6. Weizmann Institute scientists discover: A risk distribution law for evolution
7. Green tea boosts production of detox enzymes, rendering cancerous chemicals harmless
8. A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
9. ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
10. Protein chatter linked to cancer activation
11. Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/22/2015)... -- According to a new market research ... Emotion, Forensic), by Software (Middleware, Databases), by Hardware (Cameras, Integrated ... Home) - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... 2015 to $6.19 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR ... Tables and   43 Figures spread through 140 Pages ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... The Sync Project™ , a global ... today announced a collaborative partnership with Berklee,s Institute ... on collaboration on original research, joint course development and ... collaboration, The Sync Project and BerkleeICE are exploring the ... the 2015-2016 academic year.  The course ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... 3D-ID LLC, a company engaged in biometric identification is ... technology portion of the recently awarded TIES (Technical Information ... the Army. 3D-ID LLC has a suite ... enforcement and security agencies. Gino Pereira ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Facial Recognition Market Worth $6.19 Billion by 2020 2Facial Recognition Market Worth $6.19 Billion by 2020 3The Sync Project Announces Partnership with Berklee College of Music's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship 2The Sync Project Announces Partnership with Berklee College of Music's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship 3NXT-ID, Inc Announces Participation as Member of Team Battelle for TIES Contract Award 2NXT-ID, Inc Announces Participation as Member of Team Battelle for TIES Contract Award 3
... 2012) Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have ... improvement in tissue imaging while simultaneously enabling photo ... delivery. The devices also lend themselves to a ... and biocompatible, these tiny mirror-like devices dissolve harmlessly ...
... wheat ( Triticum aestivum ) is one of the "big ... consumed by people. Fully 35% of the world,s 7 billion ... international team of scientists, including a group from Cold Spring ... its full genome. The study reveals the evolution ...
... of Michigan researchers are conducting a detailed study of ... the controversial natural gas drilling process known as fracking. ... and chemicals are injected deep underground to break apart ... has been used for decades, recent technical advances have ...
Cached Biology News:Implantable silk optics multi-task in the body 2Bread wheat's large and complex genome is revealed 2Bread wheat's large and complex genome is revealed 3Fracking in Michigan: U-M researchers study potential impact on health, environment, economy 2Fracking in Michigan: U-M researchers study potential impact on health, environment, economy 3Fracking in Michigan: U-M researchers study potential impact on health, environment, economy 4
(Date:5/22/2015)... Knowledgent , the data and ... the potential of big data analytics in the life ... to help life sciences and healthcare organizations understand the ... critical business insights. , The life sciences and healthcare ... by patient profiling, compliance and regulatory requirements, and scientific ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or ... that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for ... results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, ... continued to advance business with our existing customers and ... President and CEO of SQI. "The delivery of a ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Specialty Pharmacy Times ... been admitted to BPA Worldwide as a business ... track audience data for Specialty Pharmacy Times based ... “By becoming a member of BPA Worldwide, Specialty ... our clients with the most reliable, unequaled data,” ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 21, 2015  Prima Biomed Ltd. (NASDAQ: PBMD ... to become a leader in the development of immunotherapeutic ... the final CVac data from the Phase II CAN-003 ... for a clinically meaningful improvement in Overall Survival ("OS") ... In the group of second remission patients ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New White Paper Explores the Potential of Big Data Analytics in Life Sciences and Healthcare 2SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 2SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 3SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 4SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 5SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 6SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 7SQI Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 8Specialty Pharmacy Times Joins BPA Worldwide 2Correction Continues after Big Move - BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2
... Anesiva,Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV ) announced today that John ... BioCentury,s Newsmakers in the,Biotech Industry Conference in New York ... To access the live webcast or the subsequent archived ... Investors page, and click on Events.,Please connect to Anesiva,s ...
... Aug. 30 Verenium,Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ), a ... the development of high-performance specialty,enzymes, announced today that Carlos ... be presenting at the Cowen and Company Clean,Energy Conference. ... ET,on Thursday, September 6, 2007 and will take place ...
... steps ... towards public reporting status., SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 30 ... targeted cancer therapies with improved efficacy and reduced toxicity,announced the ... a control position in a public reporting shell company. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Verenium Corporation to Present at the Upcoming Cowen and Company Clean Energy Conference 2Verenium Corporation to Present at the Upcoming Cowen and Company Clean Energy Conference 3OncoVista, Inc. Closes on $6.8 Million Financing and Acquires Control of a Public Shell Company 2
Wellpro 96 an automated liquid handling system for 96-well plates that quickly and accurately prepares large quantities of serial dilutions. The Wellpro also performs plate to plate transfers using ...
... 45° Fixed Angle Rotor ... Centra CL2, Centra CL3CL3R, and ... concentration of sputum samples and ... samples. Provides individual aerosol containment. ...
... The MBS Satellite Thermal ... and flexible solution for medium ... The MBS combines the latest ... friendly software and PC control, ...
... MBS Start up kit. Includes configured Laptop ... of 2 MultiBlock satellite thermal cyclers ... User friendly software. Store/track run ... heated lid. Outstanding uniformity. Advanced ...
Biology Products: