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2014-06-10 23:03:44

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited to the institution from...

2014-06-10 12:32:05

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited...

2014-06-04 08:30:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physician-scientist who developed a personalized immunotherapy for leukemia using patients' own T cells is the recipient of the 2014 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, awarded by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School. Carl June, M.D. of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive the $100,000 prize in...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-04-24 08:33:57

Leading Cancer Immunotherapy Startup also Bolsters Leadership Team with Two Key Appointments SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juno Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer, today announced the close of its Series A round with $176M in fully committed funds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DC45426LOGO Juno's initial funding of $120 million came predominantly from leading technology venture...

2014-04-07 23:04:03

Smoking-Cessation Program Now Live, Seeks Participants Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Blink UX, a research and design firm specializing in the user experience of digital products, is proud to announce its involvement in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s unique smoking cessation program, WebQuit. Blink was selected by Fred Hutchinson’s Dr. Jonathan Bricker and team to provide user research and design expertise for the newly-redesigned website. The result is a more...

2014-04-07 16:25:44

Largest-ever gift to the Hutch promises to save lives by broadening the application of immunotherapy to lung, ovarian, pancreatic and colon cancers SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists striving for new cancer cures -- and the patients who stand to benefit from them -- got an enormous boost today when the Bezos family committed $20 million to support the development of novel cancer immunotherapies. It is the largest single...

2014-03-24 12:30:58

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has the right opportunity for you SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The time is right - you're ready to quit smoking. Begin with just a click at WebQuit.org. WebQuit is an online quit-smoking program and research study being conducted by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The WebQuit study, which is funded by the National Cancer Institute, is testing two online quit-smoking programs to learn which one is most useful to help...

2014-03-17 16:26:52

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, heart and other serious health conditions beyond the...

2014-03-10 08:30:12

Multi-center collaboration aims to advance neutralizing antibody research from preclinical to clinical trials. SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle BioMed today announced that it has received a seven year Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop a vaccine that would elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1. Seattle BioMed will lead a consortium...


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