The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance recently sponsored a panel entitled, “Pioneers for a Cure: the Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Cancer Research” at the 5th Annual Galien Forum.
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, November 17, 2014 – For people with advanced breast cancer, several clinical trials have shown that experimental targeted drugs called PI3K inhibitors can temporarily halt the spread of disease. But eventually the tumors learn to outwit the drugs and begin growing again.
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
By Andy Harris (The New York Times) WASHINGTON — EVERY year the National Institutes of Health receives almost $30 billion in federal funds to invest in biomedical research. The bulk of that money goes to researchers who are in many cases esteemed in their fields — but also, in many cases, beyond the age when … Continued
A NOTCH1-driven MYC enhancer promotes T cell development, transformation and acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Abstract: Efforts to identify and annotate cancer driver genetic lesions have been focused primarily on the analysis of protein-coding genes; however, most genetic abnormalities found in human cancer are located in intergenic regions.
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