First round of funding from The Lustgarten Foundation will support pancreas cancer research at six U.S. institutions
June 29, 2009
Dr. Sunil Hingorani of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is among investigators at six leading research centers who will share $1.6 million in the first round of 2009 funding from The Lustgarten Foundation, the country’s largest private foundation working solely on pancreas cancer research. The awards will fund studies on early diagnostic tests and improved treatment for one of the nation's deadliest cancers.
Human Biology researcher focuses on microRNAs made by tumor cells as potential early detection targets
Jan. 26, 2009
Dr. Muneesh Tewari, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Human Biology Division, has received $450,000 over three years from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to pursue early detection research for lung and other cancers.
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