Dr. Jung-Min Lee appointed as Lasker Scholar Investigator

Posted: Jul 12, 2016

CCR is pleased to announce the appointment of Jung-Min Lee, M.D. as a Lasker Scholar Investigator in the Women’s Malignancies Branch. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on investigating the biology of breast and ovarian cancers, developing novel therapeutic strategies, and evaluating these therapeutic approaches in clinical trials.

Dr. Jung-Min Lee appointed as Lasker Scholar Investigator

John Brognard joins CCR as a Stadtman Investigator

Posted: Jun 27, 2016

CCR welcomes John Brognard, Ph.D. as a Stadtman tenure track investigator in the Laboratory of Cell and Development Signaling. Dr. Brognard’s research focuses on identifying and characterizing new protein kinases that function as drivers of human cancer, with the goal of elucidating new targets for therapeutic intervention and drug discovery.

John Brognard joins CCR as a Stadtman Investigator
Howard Young, Ph.D.

10 questions with NIH senior investigator Howard Young

Posted: May 13, 2016

Highly talented scientists underlie the innovative biomedical research conducted at the NIH IRP. I asked one of them, Dr. Howard Young, Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Frederick, Maryland, campus, about how the environment of opportunity, access to resources, and proximity to cutting-edge science influences his work.

10 questions with NIH senior investigator Howard Young

Dr. Ira Daar appointed co-chief of Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory

Posted: May 12, 2016

Ira Daar, Ph.D., has been appointed as Co-Chief of CCR’s Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory (CDBL). 

Dr. Ira Daar appointed co-chief of Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory

Dr. Linehan to receive the 2016 Ramon Guiteras Award

Posted: May 9, 2016

The American Urological Association has selected W. Marston Linehan, MD, to be the recipient of the 2016 Ramon Guiteras Award for identification of genes associated with different types of kidney cancer and developing new strategies for their management.  The Ramon Guiteras Award is the Association’s most prestigious honor and is presented annually for outstanding contributions to the art and science of urology.  The presentation was made at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association this week.  Learn more about Dr. Linehan and his research.

Dr. Linehan to receive the 2016 Ramon Guiteras Award

Norman Coleman Receives 2016 Failla Award

Posted: May 5, 2016

Norman Coleman, M.D., is the 2016 recipient of the Failla Award presented by the Radiation Research Society. The award is given annually to an outstanding member of the radiation research community in recognition of a history of significant contributions to radiation research. Read more about Dr. Coleman and his research.

Norman Coleman Receives 2016 Failla Award

Yinling Hu, Ph.D. Receives Tenure

Posted: May 5, 2016

Dr. Hu’s research is aimed at identifying critical events occurring at different stages of cancer initiation, progression, and epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Using mouse models, she is focusing on the roles and regulatory mechanisms of IKKα in skin and lung cancer.  Learn more about Dr. Hu and her research.

Yinling Hu, Ph.D. Receives Tenure

Young Fluorescence Investigator Award Goes to Tanner

Posted: May 4, 2016

Kandice Tanner has received the annual Young Fluorescence Investigator Award awarded by HORIBA Scientific. This award recognizes the awardee for novel and exciting applications of fluorescence in biology and biophysics at the Biological Fluorescence Subgroup Meeting during the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting.  Read more about Dr. Tanner and her research.

Young Fluorescence Investigator Award Goes to Tanner

Robert Yarchoan Elected to Association of American Physicians

Posted: May 4, 2016

The goals of the Association of American Physicians (AAP) members include the pursuit of medical knowledge, and the advancement through experimentation and discovery of basic and clinical science and their application to clinical medicine. Each year, individuals having attained excellence in achieving these goals, are recognized by nomination for membership.  Read more about Dr. Yarchoan and his research.

Robert Yarchoan Elected to Association of American Physicians

Michael Lichten elected to AAAS

Posted: May 4, 2016

Congratulations to Michael Lichten on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy’s membership of 4,600 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members includes many of the most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide.  Read more about Dr. Lichten and his research.

Michael Lichten elected to AAAS

Pages