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Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

October 9, 2017—BRONX, NY—Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach, described in today’s issue of Cancer Cell, was directed against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells but may also have potential for attacking other types of cancers. “We’re hopeful … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Prize for Early-Career Cancer Scientists

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) today announced the opening of applications for its 2018 Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. The prize of $200,000 per year for up to three years is awarded annually to at least six New York City-based scientists, enabling them to … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance announces 2017 winners

SIX NEW YORK CITY SCIENTISTS WIN PERSHING SQUARE SOHN PRIZE FOR YOUNG INVESTIGATORS IN CANCER RESEARCH  The Pershing Square Sohn Research Alliance Continues Investment in the Next Generation of Medical Research Talent to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cancer Research  NEW YORK, May 8, 2017 – The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance today announced the six … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research

The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) today announced the opening of applications for its Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. The prize of $200,000 per year for up to three years is awarded annually to at least five New York City-based scientists, enabling them to continue to pursue explorative and high-risk/high-reward research at a stage when traditional funding is lacking.

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PRESS RELEASE: The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance announces 2016 winners

The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (“the Alliance”) today announced seven winners of the third annual Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research (“the Pershing Square Sohn Prize”). Each will receive $200,000 in funding per year for up to three years to enable them to continue to pursue explorative and high-risk/high-reward research.

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The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) today announced the opening of applications for its Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research.

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PRESS RELEASE: Damon Runyon, Sohn Conference Foundations Name 4 New Pediatric Cancer Research Fellows

Exceptional young scientists receive prestigious awards to tackle cancers in children and young adults

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PRESS RELEASE: New York City Based Scientists Awarded Funding For Their Innovative Work in Cancer Research by the Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Alliance

The Pershing Square Sohn Prize winners are making bold advances in research for leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate, skin, lung, and breast cancer

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PRESS RELEASE: Applications Open for the 2015 Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research

New York, October 2, 2014– The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) today announced the opening of applications for its Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. The prize of $200,000 per year for up to three years is awarded annually to five New York City-based scientists, enabling them to pursue cutting-edge research at … Continued

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PRESS RELEASE: Damon Runyon, Sohn Conference Foundations name 3 new pediatric cancer research fellows

New York, Memphis, Boston scientists receive prestigious awards to tackle cancers in children and young adults New York, NY (June 20, 2014) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named three outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship Award, committing nearly $625,000 to help address a critical … Continued

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