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2014-09-25 23:12:30

The VHL Alliance awards $125,000 in grant money to fund two unique research projects that will make great headways into finding a cure for cancer. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Alliance is pleased to award research funding to two outstanding researchers, Othon Iliopoulos, MD, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital and Danny Segal, PhD, Tel Aviv University. Both researchers will screen and study potential therapeutic agents to prevent...

2014-01-30 23:23:45

‘Gossip Girl’ Star Kelly Rutherford will speak at the star-studded event, which will honor Dr. Bennett Stein and raise funds and awareness for VHL. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The VHL Alliance will host a black-tie event in New York City on January 30th. The event, spearheaded by board member and Morgan Stanley VP Manuel Greco, will include a dinner and auction. It will also honor Dr. Bennett Stein, Professor Emeritus and former head of the Department of Neurosurgery at...

2013-07-26 13:41:37

Scientists have discovered a new molecule that prevents cancer cells from responding and surviving when starved of oxygen and which could be developed into new treatments for the disease, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society today (Friday). Cancer Research UK scientists at the University of Southampton found that this molecule targets the master switch -- HIF-1 -- that cancer cells use to adapt to low oxygen levels, a common feature in the...

2013-05-15 23:20:13

Randy Miller, company President, will open the doors to Northeast Data Destruction - their NAID “AAA” Certified processing facility to all residents and businesses for one day of document shredding. Plainville, MA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Northeast Data Destruction, a division of Miller Recycling Corporation, will be hosting their first paper shredding fundraiser event. Randy Miller, company President, will open the doors to Northeast Data Destruction - their NAID “AAA”...

2013-05-09 23:37:16

Randy Miller, Company President, will open the doors to Northeast Data Destruction - their NAID “AAA” Certified processing facility to the public for one day of document shredding. Plainville, Massachusetts 02762 (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Northeast Data Destruction, a division of Miller Recycling Corporation, will be hosting their first document shredding fundraiser event. Randy Miller, Company President, will open the doors to Northeast Data Destruction - their NAID...

2013-03-18 12:28:02

Markers such as CA9, CD31, CD34 and VEGFR1/2 in the primary tumors might serve as predictors of a good response to a sunitinib treatment in patients with metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), according to a new study to be presented at the 28th Annual EAU Congress currently on-going in Milan. "The inactivation of the von Hippel-Lindau gene (VHL) is a common event in ccRCC and finally leads to the induction of HIF1α target genes such as CA9 and VEGF," write the...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'