Latest Israel Cancer Research Fund Stories

2009-11-05 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphnet, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade, business messaging, today announced that their CEO, Yaakov Elkon won the 2009 Tower of Hope Corporate Excellence award from The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) during their annual gala that took place last night in New York. The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) is a voluntary charitable organization that receives its total income from private donations. ICRF was founded in 1975 by a group of...

2009-10-05 16:50:07

A share of federal research grants for study of the genetic roots of cancer will more than triple the workforce of a Phoenix laboratory, its chief said. The International Genomics Consortium, at the downtown Phoenix Biomedical Campus, will receive some of the $275 million in federal research grants aimed toward finding the genetic roots of cancer. The project is called the Cancer Genome Atlas. Although lab managers don't know exactly how much they will receive, they believe they may be able...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.