Tag: health-sciences

Molecular signature for outcomes of triple negative breast cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Utah Health Sciences ) Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah have identified a molecular mechanism that triple negative breast …

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LSU Health New Orleans awarded $2.2 million to support young breast cancer survivors

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ) The LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to increase the availability of health information and support services for young breast cancer survivors in the Gulf South. The funding, awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over five years, will support the development and …

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USC researchers discover dual purpose of cancer drug in regulating expression of genes

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

( University of Southern California – Health Sciences ) Keck Medicine of USC scientists have discovered new clues about a drug instrumental in treating a certain blood cancer that may provide important targets for researchers searching for cures.

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Cancer treatment may make use of magnets

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The magnet is perhaps best known for its role in sticking things to the fridge, but scientists at UNM believe they may have a better use: treating cancer. At the Health Sciences Center, the laboratory of Dr

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Heels for a cause: FFANY, QVC Present $240,000 from shoe sales to Pitt researchers

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

( University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences ) The Fashion Footwear Association of New York and QVC recently presented $240,000 for breast cancer research to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

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LSU Health New Orleans awarded grant to provide early data on cancer in kids

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health's Louisiana Tumor Registry a $1.3 million grant over five years to more rapidly find and report cases of cancer in children and young adults. One of only eight state registries to successfully compete for this funding, the award will support …

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LSUHSC awarded $5.6 million NCI grant to save lives and boost economy

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ) LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans has been awarded a $5.6 million grant over five years to build a regional cancer clinical trials network.

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The Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre partners with Galderma Canada in an initiative to bring …

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre partners with Galderma Canada in an initiative to bring Metvix PDT, an innovative, non-invasive treatment for NMSC into routine clinical use…

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University of Pennsylvania researchers receive $10 million to study asbestos in Ambler

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The University of Pennsylvania recently announced it has received a $10 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to study asbestos and its impact on the Ambler community.

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Penn Receives $10 Million Award to Study Asbestos Adverse Health Effects, Remediation

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers at the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have been awarded a $10 million grant from the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences over the next four years to study asbestos exposure pathways that lead to mesothelioma, the bioremediation of this hazardous material, and mechanisms that lead to …

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