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2014-02-28 23:24:54

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday the 2014 recipient of its June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday that the 2014 recipient of its first annual June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award is Anne Alessandrini of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Upon announcing the award at the start of 2014, the Meso...

2014-02-28 23:23:55

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Dr. Ira Pastan, the Head of the National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Biology Section, will be the keynote speaker during its 11th annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, taking place on March 5-7 in the Washington, DC metro area. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced that Dr. Ira Pastan, the Head of the National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Biology...

2014-02-28 23:03:33

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation applauds the University of Notre Dame for sending three student investigators to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma from March 5-7. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Three student investigators from the University of Notre Dame will attend the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma this year as part of a plan to...

2014-02-27 23:02:21

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will provide an online live broadcast of its annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma on March 6-7 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 On March 6-7, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will make available a free-of-charge live broadcast of its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. The Symposium is a unique event that covers important treatment information and research advances...

2014-01-31 23:25:58

The Board of Directors of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today the completion of the peer-review process and the top five projects to receive a total funding of $500,000. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The Board of Directors of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced today the completion of the peer-review process and the top five projects to receive a total funding of $500,000. The application process,...

2014-01-31 23:23:17

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will host its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, as well as a concurrent scientific seminar, on March 5-7, in Alexandria, VA. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is in the last planning stages of its 11th International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma for the mesothelioma community, as well as its first scientific seminar exclusive to scientists, both scheduled to take...

2014-01-30 23:24:08

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced today that the 2014 recipient of its Pioneer Award is Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, for his remarkable achievements in mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced today that the 2014 recipient of its Pioneer Award is Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, for his remarkable achievements in mesothelioma research. Michele Carbone, MD, PhD is a Professor of Pathology and the...

2014-01-30 23:04:31

The Meso Foundation commends nineteen Members of the House of Representatives, led by Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME), for sending a letter to the Director of the National Cancer Institute urging him to further progress in mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On January 10, 2014, nineteen Members of the United State House of Representatives sent a letter to the Director of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Harold Varmus, urging him to focus on...

2013-12-31 23:00:36

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) nominated Mr. Rich Mosca as the consumer reviewer with the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), to help Congress allocate $15 million in research funds available for several cancers, including mesothelioma. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Mesothelioma cancer advocate and activist, Rich Mosca, recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the...

2013-12-03 23:25:07

The Meso Foundation congratulates Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree for sending a letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives requesting they sign on to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Yesterday, U.S. Congresswomen Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to join them in urging...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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