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2014-06-02 16:27:50

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Duodenal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/duodenal_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Duodenal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Duodenal Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Duodenal Cancer clinical trial scenario. This...

2014-01-07 12:27:12

Richard H. Scheller and Thomas C. Sudhof on Tuesday, March 4 NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation today announced that the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles will host the 2014 Lasker Lectures featuring recipients of the 2013 Lasker Awards. The annual Lasker Lectures feature presentations by laureates who explore pressing scientific questions related to biomedical research. This is the first time...

2013-09-30 23:38:32

Dr. Mohan's significant gift will help fund the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center, which will conduct basic and applied research programs to identify the causes, improve upon the existing treatments, and—ultimately—seek a cure for all forms of kidney disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 UKRO (University Kidney Research Organization), a Los Angeles–based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research, is extremely pleased to announce a generous contribution of...

2013-09-24 09:44:43

USC microbiologists describe how 'natural killer' cells depend on enzyme to develop Natural killer (NK) cells in the human body can kill and contain viruses and cancerous tumors, and a new study from the University of Southern California (USC) describes for the first time how those cells can be manipulated by epigenetics. The discovery, detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, paves the way for developing more effective cancer drugs. "Natural killer cells are...

2008-10-23 15:00:28

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that Judy and Larry Freeman have made a donation of $5 million to the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of USC. The gift will designate the Judy and Larry Freeman Cancer Day Hospital, an outpatient facility currently located on the first floor of the USC/Norris Cancer Hospital. Larry Freeman is the founder of Freeman Cosmetics Corporation, which has long been a major supported...


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