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Greehey CCRI Faculty and Staff to Present at Mays Cancer Center Webinar, “Pediatric Cancer Care and Research”


Dr. Raushan Kurmasheva, JCM Guest Editor, invites you to submit research articles, review articles as well as short communications for the Special Issue “The Current Treatment of Childhood Cancer”, by November 30, 2020.

 


AUNE LAB: Science Magazine: Treatments for childhood cancer can devastate lives years later. Scientists are trying to change that

Greehey CCRI Principal Investigator, Gregory J. Aune, MD, Ph.D., was quoted in a recent Science Magazine article regarding the long-term effects of childhood cancer treatments. Science Magazine, March 17, 2019


BISHOP LAB: Graduate Student Awarded CPRIT 2020 Predoctoral Training Fellowship

Congratulations to Pramiti Mukhopadhyay, Graduate Research Assistant in Alexander J. R. Bishop DPhil lab, on recently being awarded a CPRIT 2020 Predoctoral Training Fellowship.  This valuable funding will help Ms. Mukhopadhyay continue her Ewing sarco …


IGNATIUS LAB: Kunal Baxi, Ph.D. to receive Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 award. 

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, UT Health San Antonio wishes to congratulate Kunal Baxi, Ph.D., from the lab of Principal Investigator, Myron Ignatius, Ph.D. on receiving the UT Health San Antonio, Translational Science Training (TST) …


BISHOP LAB: MDPI Cancers Magazine – Reconstruction of Ewing Sarcoma Developmental Context from Mass-Scale Transcriptomics Reveals Characteristics of EWSR1-FLI1 Permissibility

by  Henry E. Miller 1,2, Aparna Gorthi 1,2, Nicklas Bassani 2, Liesl A. Lawrence 1,2, Brian S. Iskra 1,2 and Alexander J. R. Bishop 1,2,* This study aims at defining the features of the cell of origin for Ewing sarcoma through comparative bioinformatic …


“Singing in the Mud”, Message from the Dean

Former UT Chancellor, retired Admiral, and retired Navy Seal William H. McRaven wrote a story in the Washington Post that is worth sharing widely- “For a would-be Navy SEAL, Hell Week is the worst week of the toughest military training in the world. It …


Unknown Pathogenic Agents: When Common Decency Is Better Than Nothing

Originally Published, Pipette Gazette: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 By: Brian Iskra, The pandemic of COVID-19 is a challenging situation for every member of society; we all have our role to play in mitigating the mortality caused by the infection. Medical …


Greehey CCRI Receives Its First NIH K99 Award

Yu-Chiao Chiu, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI), received the prestigious NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The highly competitive NIH grant …


Manjeet Rao, Ph.D. in his lab

Manjeet Rao, Ph.D., Awarded NCI, R01 Grant to Test Efficacy of Novel Drug

Dr. Manjeet Rao, Greehey CCRI Deputy Director (interim), was recently awarded a grant from National Cancer Institute ($2.1 million) to test the therapeutic efficacy of a novel drug that can inhibit the function of a protein that is highly expressed in …