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MISSION MAGAZINE: Tiny molecule has big effect in childhood brain cancer (Rao Lab)

October 22, 2019

Sometimes small things make the biggest difference. A new study has found that a molecule thousands of times smaller than a gene is able to kill medulloblastoma, the most common childhood brain cancer. This tiny molecule, named MiR-584-5p, is quite eff …


SCITECH EUROPA: RNA-based Therapeutics for Childhood Cancers

October 21, 2019


International Journal of Cancer: GD2‐directed CAR‐T cells in combination with HGF‐targeted neutralizing antibody (AMG102) prevent primary tumor growth and metastasis in Ewing sarcoma

October 17, 2019

Manish Charan,  Piyush Dravid, Maren Cam, Anthony Audino, Amy C. Gross, Michael A. Arnold, Ryan D. Roberts, Timothy P. Cripe, Alexander Pertsemlidis, Peter J. Houghton, Hakan Cam Abstract Ewing sarcoma (EWS) is the second most common and aggressive typ …


Review article “Challenges and Opportunities for Childhood Cancer Drug Development” co-authored by Drs Kurmasheva and Houghton

October 3, 2019

The review article “Challenges and Opportunities for Childhood Cancer Drug Development” co-authored by Raushan Kurmasheva, Ph.D. and Peter Houghton, Ph.D. has just been published.


Pharmacology Reviews: Challenges and Opportunities for Childhood Cancer Drug Development

October 1, 2019

Peter J Houghton 1, Raushan T Kurmasheva 2 Abstract Cancer in children is rare with approximately 15,700 new cases diagnosed in the United States annually. Through the use of multimodality therapy (surgery, radiation therapy, and aggressive chemotherap …


WEBINAR: Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Transitioning to Adulthood (Aune Lab)

September 27, 2019

REPOST from September 25th webinar originally broadcasted, September 25th, 2019 Childhood cancer advocates, families, researchers, and survivors are invited to join us for this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month event. We’ll have a robust discussion abou …


KENS5: UT Health working to fight children’s cancer with Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant (Houghton, Aune, Ignatius mention)

September 24, 2019

UT Health working to fight children’s cancer with Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant To help in the fight against pediatric cancer, Hyundai Hope on Wheels presented two grants totaling $500,000 to UT Health San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO — UT Health San Antonio is …


BioSpace: Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents UT Health San Antonio With Hyundai Young Investigator And Scholar Hope Grant Totaling A Combined $500,000 To Support Pediatric Cancer Research (Aune & Ignatius Labs)

September 23, 2019

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by Hyundai and its U.S. dealers, announces $500,000 Hyundai Young Investigator and Scholar Hope Grant to UT Health San Antonio to continue its long-standing fight against ped …


Yahoo Finance: Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents UT Health San Antonio With Hyundai Young Investigator And Scholar Hope Grant Totaling A Combined $500,000 To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

September 23, 2019


Developmental Cell: CENP-A Ubiquitylation Is Indispensable to Cell Viability

September 23, 2019

Summary CENP-A is a centromere-specific histone H3 variant that epigenetically determines centromere identity, but how CENP-A is deposited at the centromere remains obscure. We previously reported that CENP-A K124 ubiquitylation, mediated by the CUL4A- …