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2011-09-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Napoleone Ferrara, M.D., will receive the Johnson & Johnson Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, including a $100,000 prize, this week during a series of events that celebrate his central role in the discovery of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), the core signaling molecule of angiogenesis. His research has opened the door to the development of a new class of therapeutics to combat a serious eye disorder and contributed to...

2010-09-20 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, which for 65 years has championed the greatest advances in medical research, announced today the winners of the 2010 Lasker Awards: Douglas Coleman and Jeffrey M. Friedman for basic medical research, Napoleone Ferrara for clinical research and David J. Weatherall for special achievement. The three awards--recognized as the most prestigious medical research awards in the United States today--honor four visionaries...

2004-11-29 12:00:19

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genentech, Inc. and Roche (SWX Zurich) today announced that a randomized Phase III study of Avastin(TM) (bevacizumab) plus the FOLFOX4 chemotherapy regimen (oxaliplatin/5-FU/leucovorin), compared to FOLFOX4 alone, in second-line metastatic colorectal cancer patients achieved its primary endpoint of improving overall survival. Results from an interim analysis demonstrated that patients receiving Avastin...