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American Cancer Society awards Research Scholar Grant to Brooke Emerling
July 02, 2020
(Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is pleased to announce that the American Cancer Society (ACS) has awarded Brooke Emerling, Ph.D., a Research Scholar Grant to study a new approach to targeting tumors that have a mutation in the p53 gene--the most altered gene in human cancers. The grants...
Eureka Alert
July 02, 2020
What The Viewpoint Says: How the COVID-19 pandemic can reshape care in patients with cancer to focus on discouraging unnecessary in-person visits, testing and low-value treatments is discussed in this article. Authors: Bishal Gyawali, M.D., Ph.D., of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media...
Marine alga from the Kiel Fjord discovered as a remedy against infections and skin cancer
July 02, 2020
IMAGE: Baltic Sea seaweed Fucus vesiculosus and its fungal symbiont were investigated in this study. view more  Credit: Larissa Büdenbender Healing with the help of marine organisms is no utopia. Already 12 life-saving drugs, e.g. against cancer, have been developed from marine organisms and their symbiotic microbiota. Their high potential for drug development is hampered by...
Significant association between income and survival after surgery for lung cancer
July 02, 2020
IMAGE: Veronica Jackson, MD, PhD at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet. view more  Credit: Christofer Dracke Patients with low income have a higher risk of death following surgery for lung cancer compared with patients with high income. The association remains even after taking prevalence of common comorbidities, and other factors that are...
Eureka Alert
July 02, 2020
New Orleans, LA - Bradley Spieler, MD, Vice Chairman of Radiology Research at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is the lead author of a Radiology Research Alliance paper examining the usefulness of social media in Radiology. It is published online as an Article in Press online in Academic Radiology. As a visual discipline,...
Tiny mineral particles are better vehicles for promising gene therapy
July 02, 2020
MADISON, Wis. -- University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a safer and more efficient way to deliver a promising new method for treating cancer and liver disorders and for vaccination -- including a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Therapeutics that has advanced to clinical trials with humans. The technology relies on inserting into cells pieces of...