Cancer
Beaker Blog January 25, 2017
A promising personalized approach to treat small cell lung cancer
Small cell lung cancer (SCLC), which accounts for 10-15 percent of all lung cancer cases, is extremely aggressive, with a five-year survival rate of about two p...
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artistic rendering of lungs
Beaker Blog December 2, 2016
V Foundation grant to Ani Deshpande, Ph.D., supports pioneering research toward better leukemia treatments
Patients with a rare type of leukemia called acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) have better outcomes than most leukemias because they can be treated with a very...
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ani deshpanda, ph.d.
Beaker Blog November 10, 2016
Ze’ev Ronai wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Melanoma Research
Ze’ev Ronai, Ph.D. , chief scientific advisor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Research Institute (SBP) and professor in its NCI-designated Cancer Center , is...
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Ze've Rovai
Beaker Blog October 20, 2016
Hearst Foundation’s new fellowship funds innovative research to fight breast cancer
Mark Goldberg, Ph.D., is working on a potential way to turn cancer stem cells into harmless cells. He and his advisor, Charles Spruck, Ph.D. , assistant profess...
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Charles Spruck, Ph.D., and Mark Goldberg, Ph.D.
Beaker Blog October 17, 2016
To treat breast cancer, give it a lifeline
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the work our scientists are doing towards the next generation of breast cancer therapies. Providin...
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Stabilizing tumor blood vessels (red) would eliminate adaptation to low oxygen (green and blue)
Beaker Blog October 11, 2016
Taking down an aggressive form of breast cancer
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the work our scientists are doing towards the next generation of breast cancer therapies. Not all...
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Brooke Emerling, Ph.D.