Posts Tagged ‘OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’

OHSU researchers receive Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award to unleash the power of imaging for cancer treatment

When doctors treat breast cancer patients with the latest targeted cancer drugs, many patients initially see an improvement but later relapse and develop a resistance to treatment. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University believe that by developing better imaging technologies they will be able to see how molecules change and rearrange themselves in response to cancer treatment, ultimately allowing them to create more effective treatments with a lasting response. Summer L. Gibbs, Ph.D., and … Read More

December Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in December: December 2 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Markus Grompe, M.D., Director, Pape Family Pediatric Institute; Director, Oregon Stem Cell Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics: “How to build human tissues in animals: the … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute Cancer Research Development Awards, due Dec. 6

The Knight Cancer Institute is calling for proposals for this year’s Cancer Research Development Awards. The purpose of this funding mechanism is to cultivate outstanding cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data for peer-reviewed national funding and career development proposals. This mechanism is intended to support clinical, basic, or population-based research that is cancer focused. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for all applications. Interdisciplinary research, in which investigators from … Read More

Fluidigm to present state-of-the-art single-cell genomics technology, Nov. 8

The Fluidigm Corporation will be presenting on their single-cell genomics technology; an overview of the field of single-cell genomics and examples of applications on Friday, November 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. in Mac Hall 3189. This technology is currently deployed in the lab of Dr. Lincoln Shenje of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. This research capability is made possible by the generous donation from the Knight Family, and this is one of the numerous ways in … Read More

November Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in November: November 11 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Lincoln T. Shenje M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, OHSU November 18 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Alana Welm, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Utah, … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute showcased by Intel president at tech conference

As reported in Knight News, Intel President Renee James recently highlighted Intel’s collaboration with OHSU to advance personalized cancer medicine during her keynote address at the 2013 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on September 10. At about 15 minutes into her speech, James plays a video that shows a number of familiar faces and includes interviews with Brian Druker, M.D., and Joe Gray, Ph.D. After the keynote, Paul Spellman, Ph.D., was also interviewed for … Read More

Nobel Laureate David Baltimore to speak at OHSU this Friday, Sept. 20

The Research in Progress Seminar Series (RIPSS) invites you to attend this special talk featuring Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, Ph.D., Millikan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology. Dr. Baltimore will discuss strategies in “Preventing the Spread of HIV by Programing Muscle Cells to Make Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies.” The seminar will take place at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 20 in the OHSU Old Library Auditorium. About Dr. Baltimore David Baltimore is an American biologist, … Read More

October Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in October: October 7 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Mark LaBarge, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory October 14 at 4 p.m. in Richard Jones Hall room 4320  – David Cheresh, Ph.D., University of California, … Read More

Knight Cancer and Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series merge

The Knight Cancer Institute Seminar Series has merged with the Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar Series to form a new Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, sponsored by both the Knight Cancer Institute and CBD. Upcoming speakers in September: September 10 at 4 p.m. in room UHS 8B60 – Klaus H. Kaestner, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine September 24 at 4 p.m. in room UHS 8B60 – Aykut Uren, M.D., Georgetown University Medical … Read More

125th lecture series: Sir Bruce Ponder discusses genes and cancer, July 9

For the next event in the 125th Anniversary Lecture Series, the OHSU School of Medicine in conjunction with the Knight Cancer Institute invite you to a lecture from Sir Bruce Ponder, M.D., Ph.D., FRS, professor of oncology and director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, University of Cambridge. When: July 9, 2013 at 4 p.m. Where: OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Who: All OHSU faculty, staff and trainees About the lecture Dr. Ponder will update … Read More

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