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Raushan Kurmasheva Received the CURE Childhood Cancer Award

June 24, 2022

Abstract Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors (AT/RT) of the brain and malignant rhabdoid tumors of the kidney (RTK) compose a group of highly malignant pediatric cancers known as malignant rhabdoid tumors (MRT). Both subtypes are characterized by the biallelic loss of the SMARCB1 gene (member of the human SWI/SNF complex), which is thought to function as a [...]


Angelina Vaseva, PhD to Receive Voelcker Fund Award to Research Type 2 RAF Inhibitors for the Treatment of NF1-Associated MPNST

June 15, 2022

Angelina Vaseva, Ph.D. Greehey CCRI Principal Investigator Assistant Professor, Molecular Medicine "Angelina Vaseva, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute. Dr. Vaseva is receiving $350,000 over three years for her award as she received $100,000 last year as a Voelcker Fund Pilot Research Award [...]

Happy Birthday, Bill Greehey!

June 9, 2022

 Happy Birthday, Mr. Greehey! On this special day, everyone here at the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute wishes you all the very best, all the joy you can ever have, and may you be blessed abundantly today, tomorrow, and in the days to come! May you have a fantastic birthday and many more to come.

Nicole Hensch (Ignatius Lab) Successfully Defends PhD Thesis!

May 17, 2022

“SNAI2 protection of rhabdomyosarcoma against ionizing radiation can be targeted through MEK inhibition in RAS-mutant fusion-negative tumors”               Nicole Hensch Mentor: Myron Ignatius, PhD Program: PhD Integrated Biomedical Sciences Cell Biology Genetics, and Molecular Medicine Discipline

Successful PhD Thesis Defense: Santosh Timilsina (Rao Lab)

May 13, 2022

“Targeting Forkhead Box M1 as a Novel Approach to Inhibit Breast Cancer Growth and Progression” Santosh Timilsina Mentor:  Manjeet Rao, PhD Program: PhD Integrated Biomedical Sciences Cell Biology – Cancer Biology Discipline

SAVE-THE-DATE: San Antonio Pediatric Cancer Symposium (SAPCS)

May 10, 2022

The San Antonio Pediatric Cancer Symposium (SAPCS), hosted by the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio and in conjunction with the Mays Cancer Center, will bring together some of the most respected childhood cancer researchers from academia and industry; to discuss how advances in basic and translational sciences are impacting tomorrow's [...]

Gupta to Present at Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Regulatory & Non-coding RNAs

April 24, 2022

Dr. Gupta's virtual presentation at the Cold Spring Harbor meeting (May 17 - 21, 2022) is titled RNA binding to human METTL3-METTL14 restricts N6-deoxyadenosine methylation of DNA in vitro virtual talk. Read More