Posted on February 23rd, 2010 No comments
Dr. Newman began work at the University of Michigan as the Edith Briskin Emerging Scholar in February 2010. She is excited about the future and looking forward to contributing to the field of pediatric oncology research with hopes of improving long-term survival in an often fatal disease of childhood. With this in mind, Dr. Newman plans to focus her efforts in the laboratory on the study of the development and differentiation of neural crest stem cells. Neural crest stem cells are self renewing and undergo multilineage differentiation. The characterization and identification of the developmental pathways may provide insight into the progression of neuroblastoma and allow a more targeted approach to effective treatment. In addition, she plan to initiate studies to identify novel biomarkers that might serve as predictors of outcome as well as potential therapeutic targets. Read More…
Posted on February 15th, 2010 No comments
Drs. Barry Deatrick and Chris Pannucci were winners of the 2010 Servier Travelling Fellowship from the American Venous Forum. The French pharmaceutical company Servier sponsors the Travelling Fellowship each year. The two winners were selected by the AVF membership at their 22nd annual meeting.