Vol 2 | Issue 2 | September 2019
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The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed with the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences serving as the primary site for the next 5 years, through a $22 million National Institutes of Health grant.
GW Cancer Center researchers found that PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene mutation, relies on another gene to function. This discovery provides a potential therapeutic target for prostate cancers with the mutation.
The GW Cancer Center maintains an institutional subscription to the Cancer Letter, a weekly publication on cancer research and development. Members can access the subscription using the IP login feature from any GW computer.
National Postdoc Appreciation Week is an annual event in September to celebrate and highlight the exciting work of postdoc researchers. The GW Cancer Center has many talented postdocs across the University and Children's National Health System. This month, learn more about several of our fantastic researchers and their cutting edge work.
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Adam Friedman, MD: Atopic Dermatitis Clinical Research Fellowship (Pfizer Foundation)

Raja Mazumder, PhD: Creation of BioCompute Object (BCO) Related to Gut Microbiome and Mental Health or Diabetes and Physical Transfer of BCOs to FDA Domains (Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization)

Anne-Laure Papa, PhD: Targeting Metastatic Cancer Cell Clusters with Ex Vivo Modified Fibrinolytic Platelets (Department of the Army)

Christina Puchalski, MD, PhD: Advancing Interprofessional Spiritual Care in Pediatric Palliative Care (Kanarek Family Foundation)