Alex’s Lemonade Stand funds Phase 1 neuroblastoma trial Dec 4, 2017 Dr. Andras Heczey and Dr. Leonid Metelitsa received a $1.5 million grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to conduct a first-in-human Phase 1 Neuroblastoma clinical trial.
Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma research Sep 28, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has received a Rally for Research Grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support Dr. Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man and his research in targeting methylome in chemo-resistant osteosarcoma.
St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grants Jul 27, 2017 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
Study: traditional treatment better for iron-deficiency anemia Jun 13, 2017 A team of researchers determined that the traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia in young children.
Pediatric hematology-oncology initiative launched in Africa Feb 21, 2017 Global HOPE will build long-term capacity to treat and improve the prognosis of thousands of children with blood disorders and cancer in southern and east Africa.
Fighting sickle cell disease using a type 2 diabetes medication Jan 10, 2017 Researchers have discovered promising new treatments for sickle cell disease, the first new drug treatment in 30 years and the first ever for beta thalassemia.
Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital partner to bring fellowship training in oncology and hematology to East Africa Sep 20, 2016 A new program aims to bring specialty pediatric training and education in oncology and hematology to Uganda and other East African countries.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support services Aug 22, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.
Baylor’s Dr. Rayne Rouce earns research support through program focused on diversity in hematology Feb 15, 2016 Dr. Rayne Rouce is a recipient of a research grant designed to support and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the field of hematology.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative receives continued support from Chevron Oct 12, 2015 Chevron has renewed its commitment to the Angola Sickle Cell Initiative with an additional $5 million in funding over five years.