Articles Posted in ‘Scientist Spotlight’

Elaine Jaffe wins the Henry M. Stratton Medal

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Each year the American Society of Hematology (ASH) honors two senior investigators, one in basic research and the other in clinical/translational research, with the Henry M. Stratton Medal for their contributions to the field of hematology. This year ASH will be recognizing NCI’s Elaine Jaffe, M.D., and Duke University’s Nancy Andrews, M.D., with the 2013 [...]

Staudt elected to National Academy of Sciences

Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., is the deputy chief of the Metabolism Branch in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research. In this video from March 2012, Staudt discusses the basic biology of targeted therapy for Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma and about ibrutinib, a drug with a high degree of efficacy—and only modest side effects—in the treatment of the ABC form of Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma.

NCI Grantees Receive Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences

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The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences recognizes “excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life.” The inaugural set of prizes, awarded in February 2013 by a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to advancing breakthrough research, are backed by well-known personalities such as Sergey Brin, Google co-founder and his wife, Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of [...]