Karlyne Reilly

Karlyne Reilly discusses childhood cancer on BioMedCentral

Sep 16, 2019

Karlyne M. Reilly, Ph.D., Senior Associate Scientist in the Pediatric Oncology Branch, recently wrote a blog for BioMedCentral. In the blog, Dr. Reilly addresses both the difficulties and the importance of accessing and collecting data from childhood cancer clinical trials and initiatives, such as MyPART, to help improve childhood cancer research in the future.  Read more...

Karlyne Reilly discusses childhood cancer on BioMedCentral
NIH IRP Speaking of Science

Michael Gottesman and Ira Pastan featured in NIH Intramural Research Program podcast

Sep 12, 2019

Michael Gottesman, M.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Cell Biology, and Ira Pastan, M.D., Co-Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, were recently featured in the NIH IRP podcast Speaking of Science. In the podcast, Dr. Gottesman and Dr. Pastan discussed how their research and discoveries have helped effectively treat cancer in order to improve and save potentially millions of lives.  Read more...

Michael Gottesman and Ira Pastan featured in NIH Intramural Research Program podcast
Lori Wiener

Lori Wiener selected as NYU Alumni Changemaker

Sep 10, 2019

Lori Wiener, Ph.D., DCSW, LCSW-C, Senior Associate Scientist in the Pediatric Oncology Branch, has been selected as a 2019 NYU Alumni Changemaker. Changemakers are selected by the NYU Alumni Association Board for their ability to reduce suffering, bring hope to the marginalized and save lives.  Read more...

Lori Wiener selected as NYU Alumni Changemaker
Steve Rosenberg

Steve Rosenberg receives 2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize

Sep 4, 2019

Steve Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery Branch, has received the 2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize. Dr. Rosenberg was recognized for his pioneering work in developing effective adoptive immunotherapies and genetically modified T cells, which has heralded the birth of a new chapter in the fight against cancer. Read more...

Steve Rosenberg receives 2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize
James Kochenderfer

James Kochenderfer named finalist for 2019 FNIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists

Sep 4, 2019

James N. Kochenderfer, M.D., Investigator in the Surgery Branch, has been selected as a finalist for the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists. He is nominated for developing immunotherapies that leverage chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells to treat blood cancers, including lymphoma and multiple myeloma. The winner of the Trailblazer Prize will be announced October 23, 2019. Read more...

James Kochenderfer named finalist for 2019 FNIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists
Tim Greten, M.D.

Clinical Trial Conversation: Tim Greten describes primary liver cancer clinical trial

Sep 3, 2019

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an aggressive form of liver cancer that is very difficult to treat, and patients live an average of six to nine months after diagnosis. Tim Greten, M.D., Deputy Chief of the Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch, is leading a new clinical trial to determine whether administering the antibiotic vancomycin in combination with the drugs nivolumab and tadalafil will lead to cancer regression in patients with liver metastasis or primary HCC. Read more...

Clinical Trial Conversation: Tim Greten describes primary liver cancer clinical trial
Bill Telford

Bill Telford receives 2019 International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry Distinguished Service Award

Sep 3, 2019

Bill Telford, Ph.D., Senior Associate Scientist in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, has received the 2019 International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC) Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals who served ISAC in a major role, provided major support to ISAC and its members or made a significant contribution to the success of ISAC. Read more...

Bill Telford receives 2019 International Society for the Advancement of Cytometry Distinguished Service Award
Jack Shern

Jack Shern featured in LocalDVM news article

Aug 28, 2019

Jack Shern M.D., Investigator in the Pediatric Oncology Branch, was recently featured in a LocalDVM news article focused on Camp Fantastic, a week-long camp for children with cancer. In the article, Dr. Shern discusses his role as medical director of the camp and medical services provided to campers. Read more...

Jack Shern featured in LocalDVM news article
Ken Kraemer

Ken Kraemer featured in Associated Press

Aug 13, 2019

Ken Kraemer, M.D., Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, was recently featured in an Associated Press article on xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) prevalence in Morocco. In the article, Dr. Kraemer discussed the magnitude of people affected by XP in North Africa, and his research nurse, Deborah Tamura, discussed practical tips XP support groups shared during a meeting in London last year. Read more...

Ken Kraemer featured in Associated Press
Amy Leblanc

Amy LeBlanc featured in Wired

Jul 22, 2019

Amy LeBlanc, D.V.M., Director of the Center for Cancer Research’s Comparative Oncology Program, was recently featured in a Wired article that discusses the role of dogs in human cancer research. In the article, Dr. LeBlanc says that the comparative oncology Cancer Moonshot projects “… are developing very critical, biologically rich information in patients who happen to be dogs.” Read more...

Amy LeBlanc featured in Wired

Pages