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Dr. Margaret Spitz receives distinguished scientist awardSep 5, 2012
Award will be presented Oct. 15 during the 2012 Association of American Cancer Institute's annual forum.
Grant will further study of treatment resistant prostate cancerSep 4, 2012
Team will focus on new ways to block key drivers of prostate cancer growth and treatment resistance.
Foundation supports childhood cancer research at Baylor College of MedicineAug 28, 2012
Their awards were part of more than $22.5 million in new grants to support the best in pediatric oncology research in the United States.
Breast cancer patients needed for vaccine research studyAug 28, 2012
Patients who enroll can expect 18 study visits over three years, follow-up period of up to 10 years from the time of enrollment.
Nanoparticles reboot blood flow in brainAug 28, 2012
Collaboration between BCM, Rice University could help stabilize blood flow in brain, benefit emergency care workers and battlefield medics.
BCM researchers awarded Department of Defense breast cancer prevention grantAug 22, 2012
Grant awarded to Dr. Yi Li, associate professor in the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and in molecular and cell biology at BCM.
Baylor College of Medicine receives additional $14 million in state cancer fundingAug 9, 2012
BCM has received more than $87 million from the CPRIT since the program began awarding grants to Texas researchers in January 2010.
New pathways to cancer found in colorectal tumorsJul 18, 2012
Number of patients in study helped researchers identify several new genes not known to play role in colorectal cancer.
Alex's Lemonade Stand grants support BCM childhood cancer researchersJul 9, 2012
Three BCM researchers receive grants to find more effective ways to treat, lead to cure of childhood cancer.
Transcription factor Lyl-1 critical in producing early T-cell progenitorsJul 8, 2012
The finding may have particular import in understanding a form of leukemia known as T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Grant to further study of aggressive breast cancer with poor prognosisJun 28, 2012
Mary Kay Foundation awards Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center with $100,000 grant.
Study unlocks new molecular clues about rare uterine cancerJun 11, 2012
BCM doctor looks to expand treatment options for patients with uterine leiomyosarcoma.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded $5 million in Komen breast cancer research grantsMay 17, 2012
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine awarded three new research grants from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, including a Komen Promise Grant.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded $5 million in Komen breast cancer research grantsMay 17, 2012
Grants include Komen Promise Grant that will focus on endocrine therapy resistance.
Protein found to make natural killer T-cells more effective for cancer therapyMay 8, 2012
BCM oncologist finds protein IL-15 key to protecting natural killer T-cells, boosts anti-tumor efficacy.
BCM receives Department of Defense awards to study new therapeutic targets in breast cancerMay 1, 2012
BCM receives two awards for partnering principle investigators that totals $781,455.
Avon Foundation grant supports breast cancer care at Ben TaubApr 23, 2012
Avon Foundation for Women presents $250,000 to the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at BCM.
Symposium features research of McNair Medical Institute ScholarsApr 23, 2012
Inaugural McNair Symposium to feature research of McNair Medical Institute Scholars.
Development of the glial cell revealedApr 11, 2012
BCM researchers identify how majority of brain cells are generated from neural stem cells.
BCM researchers awarded $2 million in new wave of state cancer fundingMar 30, 2012
CPRIT awards to BCM total more than $71 million in cancer grants since 2010.