Nataliya Buxbaum

Nataliya Buxbaum wins Magnetic Moments video competition

May 22, 2019

Nataliya P. Buxbaum, M.D., Assistant Clinical Investigator in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, was named the overall winner of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s Magnetic Moments Competition. The competition is designed for investigators to use video to describe their MRI-related research for a general audience. Dr. Buxbaum’s video describes her research using tracers to better and more safely image tumors.  Read more...

Julius Strauss

Julius Strauss discusses promising immunotherapy drug for patients with HPV-related cancers

May 13, 2019

Julius Strauss, M.D., Assistant Research Physician in the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, discussed a promising immunotherapy drug for patients with HPV-related cancers in a recent NCI Cancer Currents blog post. According to results from a phase 1 clinical trial, 33 percent of the 36 patients on the trial with HPV-positive tumors responded to the drug, and four of the responses lasted longer than 18 months. “This drug is a promising agent for patients with HPV-related cancers and may potentially benefit these patients more than traditional checkpoint therapies,” said Dr. Strauss. Read more...

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Brid Ryan cohosts NCI Minority Health Month Facebook Live

May 13, 2019

The National Cancer Institute hosted a Facebook Live entitled, A Dialogue on Cancer Disparities, Prevention, and Research.”The event featured Brid M. Ryan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Investigator in the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, as well as Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D., M.S., from the Division of Cancer Prevention, and Christina Dieli-Conwright, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the University of Southern California. They discussed cancer disparities and the work being done to help reduce them. Read more...

Marston Linehan

Marston Linehan receives 2019 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Mentor award

May 7, 2019

Marston Linehan, M.D., Chief of the Urologic Oncology Branch, has received the 2019 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Mentor award. The award recognizes Dr. Linehan’s outstanding track record of fostering the next generation of urologic researchers by providing excellent training and guidance to early-career investigators.  Read more...

Elaine Jaffe

Elaine Jaffe receives the 2019 USCAP Board’s Distinguished Pathologist award

Apr 11, 2019

Elaine Jaffe, M.D., Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Pathology, has received the 2019 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Board’s Distinguished Pathologist award. The award recognizes an individual for making major contributions to pathology over the years.  Read more...

CCR DoD grant recipients

CCR staff receive funding from the Department of Defense

Apr 2, 2019

Congratulations to the CCR staff who have received funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). The CDMRP office manages medical research programs in breast, prostate and ovarian cancers, neurofibromatosis, military health and other specified areas. Read more...

Stephanie Goff

Stephanie Goff featured in an episode of The Doctors

Apr 1, 2019

Stephanie Goff, M.D., Associate Research Physician in CCR’s Surgery Branch, was recently featured on The Doctors. In the clip, she discusses how harnessing the body’s own immune system and adoptive cell transfer (ACT) can treat certain types of cancer. Read more...

Louis Staudt

Louis Staudt elected as a fellow of the AACR Academy

Mar 25, 2019

Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Chief of the Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, was elected to the 2019 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy. The mission of the AACR Academy is to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer, and to leverage the expertise of the global brain trust of fellows of the AACR Academy to advance the mission of the AACR to prevent and cure all cancers through research, education, communication and collaboration. Read more...

Elaine Jaffe receiving award

Elaine Jaffe inducted as honorary fellow of the Royal College of Pathology of Australasia

Mar 4, 2019

Elaine Jaffe, M.D., Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Pathology, was recently inducted as an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Pathology of Australasia. The fellowship recognizes the work and publications of a haematophathologist that have influenced and improved haematopathology practice worldwide. Read more...

Steve Rosenberg

Steve Rosenberg receives Szent-Györgi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

Feb 12, 2019

Steve Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Surgery Branch, has received the 2019 Szent-Györgi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. The award recognizes indivuduals with a seminal discovery or a body of work that has resulted in or led toward notable contributions to cancer prevention, diagnosis or treatment, and the discovery has had a lasting impact on the cancer field with a high direct impact of saving lives. Read more...