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Kathryn Crouch (Aune Lab) Among the Winners at the Robert A. Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day

May 21, 2021

  The Robert Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day showcases posters that illustrate completed or ongoing research projects in Translational Science.  This year, due to current gathering restrictions, the event was hosted virtually. After a day full of innovative research presentations, Kathryn Crouch from the Greehey CCRI received an award for her presentation titled “Novel […]

Current Exchange: CSHL’s COVID/SARS CoV2 Rapid Research Meeting Reports V (Gupta)

May 18, 2021

Excerpt from "CSHL's COVID/SARS CoV2 Rapid Research Meeting Reports V" Structural biology, molecular biology, and immunology As with the previous two meetings, this one was broken up into sections by topic and the first up was “Host-virus Interactions/Structure.” There were some great talks looking at which animals are likely susceptible to the virus based on [...]

NIH Grant Awarded to Collaborative Team to Eradicate Ewing Sarcoma (Aune)

May 13, 2021

Despite the breakthroughs being made in treating many cancers with less toxic, targeted, and immune-based therapies, Ewing sarcoma’s 40-year-old chemotherapy regimen remains a significant contributor to mortality and long-term cardiovascular complications adolescent and young adult cancer patients. An ongoing collaborative project initiated by the Rutledge Cancer Foundation collaborates with Qana Therapeutics, Greehey Children’s Cancer Research […]

Yogesh Gupta,PhD., Invited to Present at Advanced Photon Source of Argonne National Laboratory, COVID-19 Workshop

May 13, 2021

Recently, Greehey CCRI principal investigator, Yogesh Gupta, PhD., was included as an invited speaker with prominent scientists from academia (Ian Wilson, Pamela Bjorkman, and others) and industry (Pfizer and Moderna) at a COVID-19 workshop organized by the Advanced Photon Source of Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago. Broadly, the workshop presented areas where structural biology research, including […]

EurekAlert: Researchers (Houghton & Kurmasheva part of team who) identify surface protein as a new osteosarcoma therapeutic target for antibody-drug conjugates

April 13, 2021

Novel approach paves the way for a vast expansion in the number of drugs targeting osteosarcoma Abstract #LB008 HOUSTON — A preclinical study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center shows an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) targeting surface protein MT1-MMP can act as a guided missile in eradicating osteosarcoma tumor cells […]

Nighat Noureen, PhD, Awarded CPRIT Postdoctoral Training Award (Zheng Lab)

March 10, 2021

    Congratulations to Nighat Noureen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Greehey CCRI principal investigator, Siyuan Zheng, PhD, on recently being awarded a CPRIT fellowship training grant. Dr. Noureen joined Dr. Zheng’s lab in June 2018. Her first project was to develop a computational method to quantify telomerase activity in cancer and […]

Dr. Yogesh Gupta Delivers COVID Presentation to International Society for Stem Cell Research

February 26, 2021

    On February 25, 2021, Dr. Yogesh Gupta delivered an invited talk at the International Society for Stem Cell Research COVID network meeting chaired by Hans-Willem Snoeck. MD, PhD (Columbia Univ.) and Todd McDevitt, PhD (Gladstone Inst., UCSF). At this meeting, Dr. Gupta presented his recent research on nonstructural proteins (nsps) of SARS-CoV-2. Some […]

Argonne National Laboratory: Hide and Seek: Understanding How COVID-19 Evades Detection in a Human Cell (Gupta)

November 3, 2020

BY ANDRE SALLES |OCTOBER 29, 2020 Scientists using the Advanced Photon Source have discovered new insights into the ways the SARS-CoV-2 virus camouflages itself inside the human body. Scientists around the world have been working for months to identify and develop treatments that combat SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. An important part of that process […]

ECancer Interview: Prospective validation of single mouse testing by the paediatric preclinical testing consortium (Houghton)

October 24, 2020

Dr. Peter Houghton speaks to ecancer about the prospective validation of single mouse testing by the pediatric preclinical testing consortium; a study that was presented at ENA 2020 this year. Dr. Houghton initially explains the rationale behind this study and talks about how it was tested that using a single mouse for studying drug efficacy [...]

Stand Up to Cancer: Alexander J. R. Bishop, DPhil to Lead One of Three Trans-Atlantic Teams to Study Hard-to-Treat Childhood Cancers

October 20, 2020

Published On: October 19, 2020 Shared by Rosanne Fohn SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 19, 2020) — Although COVID-19 has become the top health and research priority around the world, a child is still diagnosed with cancer every two minutes globally. To meet this urgent need, the Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research UK’s Pediatric Cancer New […]