John Schiller

John Schiller discusses HPV on iBiology video

Jul 31, 2018

John Schiller, Ph.D., Deputy Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology and NIH Distinguished Investigator, is featured in a video on the iBiology website. In the video, Dr. Schiller provides an overview of human papillomavirus (HPV) virus and infection, a comparision of the three FDA-approved vaccines against HPV and explains the endpoints used in the clinical trials to prove vaccine efficacy. Dr. Schiller and his co-PI, Douglas Lowy, M.D., led the initial development and characterization of HPV vaccines. Read more...

John Schiller discusses HPV on iBiology video
GIST

NIH Pediatric & Wildtype GIST Clinic receives Jeroen Pit Science Award

Jul 26, 2018

The NIH Pediatric & Wildtype GIST Clinic has received the Jeroen Pit Science Award given by The Life Raft Group. The award recognizes individuals or groups dedicated to finding a cure for GIST through innovative and tireless research efforts who also impact patients’ lives by sharing complex scientific information in an understandable manner and advocate for optimal treatment. Fernanda Arnaldez, M.D., accepted the award on July 14th on behalf of the team.  Read more...

NIH Pediatric & Wildtype GIST Clinic receives Jeroen Pit Science Award
Jing Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Jing Wu appointed as an NIH Lasker Scholar

Jul 10, 2018

Jing Wu, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as an NIH Lasker Scholar tenure track investigator in the Neuro-Oncology Branch.  Dr. Wu is interested in translational research in neuro-oncology focusing on developing preclinical testing and hypothesis-based clinical trials of glioma treatments.

Kandice Tanner

Kandice Tanner selected as Scialog Fellow

Jul 9, 2018

Kandice Tanner, Ph.D., Investigator in the Laboratory of Cell Biology, has been selected as a Scialog Fellow of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Scialog Fellows collaborate in high-risk discovery research on untested ideas over multi-year initiatives and communicate progress at annual conferences. The program aims to advance human knowledge by empowering a national community of early career scientists with many promising years of research ahead of them. Dr. Tanner will participate on the Scialog initative, “Chemical Machinery of the Cell.”  Read more...

Kandice Tanner selected as Scialog Fellow
Coleman

Norman Coleman receives 2018 Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Jun 29, 2018

Norman Coleman, M.D., Senior Investigator in the Radiation Oncology Branch, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS). According to NCCS, the annual award recognizes individuals, organizations or other entities who demonstrate innovation in improving cancer care for patients. The 2018 recipients will be recognized at the Stovall Award Reception on November 14 in Washington, D.C.  Read more...

Norman Coleman receives 2018 Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care
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Steve Rosenberg receives the 2018 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons

Jun 12, 2018

The 2018 Jacobson Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was presented to Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery Branch, at a dinner held in his honor on June 8 in Chicago. According to the ACS press release, the prestigious award honors living surgeons who have been innovators of a new development or technique in any field of surgery. Dr. Rosenberg was honored with this international surgical award for his role in developing effective immunotherapies and gene therapies for patients with advanced cancers. Read more...

Steve Rosenberg receives the 2018 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons
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Steve Rosenberg featured in CBS News story profiling an immunotherapy clinical trial patient

Jun 11, 2018

When standard treatment failed to eliminate her late-stage breast cancer, Judy Perkins turned to a clinical trial led by Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery Branch at the Center for Cancer Research. The trial uses a novel immunotherapy approach of multiplying specific cancer-fighting cells and injecting them into a patient’s bloodstream to kill the cancer. In a recent interview with CBS News’ Jonathan LaPook, Perkins — who remains cancer free more than two years later — shares her clinical trial experience.  Read more...

Steve Rosenberg featured in CBS News story profiling an immunotherapy clinical trial patient
Doug Lowy

Doug Lowy receives ASCO Science of Oncology Award and Lecture

Jun 1, 2018

Doug Lowy, M.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, has received the 2018 Science of Oncology Award and Lecture from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). According to ASCO, this annual award is given in recognition of a recipient’s outstanding contributions to basic or translational research in cancer. Along with receiving an honorarium, commemorative plagque and support to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting held June 1-5, 2018 in Chicago, Dr. Lowy will deliver a 30-minute lecture, “Preventing HPV-Associated Cancers by Vaccination” during the plenary session on Sunday, June 3.  Read more...

Doug Lowy receives ASCO Science of Oncology Award and Lecture
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CCR researchers receive ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards

May 30, 2018

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Conquer Cancer Foundation recently announced the recipients of the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards. Among those receiving the awards are CCR researchers Andrea Gross, M.D., Clinical Fellow in the Pediatric Oncology Branch and Jack Shern, M.D., Assistant Clinical Investigator in the Pediatric Oncology Branch. Dr. Gross will receive the Bradley Stuart Beller Endowed Merit Award for the highest ranking abstract at an ASCO scientific meeting, and Dr. Shern will receive the James B. Nachman Endowed ASCO Junior Faculty Award in Pediatric Oncology. All recipients will be recognized at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting held June 1-5 in Chicago.  Read more...

CCR researchers receive ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards
Trinchieri

Giorgio Trinchieri receives award from International Cytokine & Interferon Society

May 29, 2018

Giorgio Trinchieri, M.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator and Program Director of the Cancer and Inflammation Program, received the 2018 ICIS-BioLegend William E. Paul Award for Excellence in Cytokine Research for his contributions to cytokine biology. According to the ICIS website, this award represents the pinnacle of scientific achievement in cytokine research. Read more...

Giorgio Trinchieri receives award from International Cytokine & Interferon Society

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