HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Scientist honored for studies of genetic influence on chemotherapy, tumor development

Scott W. Lowe, Ph.D., professor and deputy director at the cancer center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., is the recipient of the fourth American Association for Cancer Research-National Foundation for Cancer Research Professorship in Basic Cancer Research for greatly enlarging our understanding of the genetic factors that influence the aging and death of cancer cells.

The professorship was established in 2000 in honor of NFCR founders Tamara and Franklin Salisbury, Sr., to recognize a senior scientist at the level of associate professor or professor who currently is engaged in an active research career anywhere in the world, and who has demonstrated extraordinary achievement in basic cancer research. It is awarded to an individual who shows promise for continued substantive contributions to basic cancer research, and is intended to foster the research productivity of the recipient by enabling him or her to devote more time to basic research. The professorship provides a one-year grant of $50,000 in support of direct research expenses, beginning July 1, 2004.

Of the several awards given by the AACR the world's oldest and largest professional society representing cancer scientists from the United States and more than 60 other countries the AACR-NFCR professorship honors and fosters world class accomplishments among scientists still at a relatively early stage of their careers in basic research, clinical care, therapeutics and prevention.

"Dr. Lowe's finding that genetic mutations influence the selection of cancer cells for programmed cell death puts him at the threshold of significant advances in chemotherapy," said AACR chief executive officer Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), adding, "His accomplishments to date are evidence of his potential for further stellar work in cancer research.

"In addition to his demonstration that mutations in the p53 tumor suppressor gene are a prim
'"/>

Contact: Elizabeth Tait
tait@aacr.org
215-440-9300
American Association for Cancer Research
24-Jun-2004


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
2. Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biospheres carbon cycle
3. Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses
4. Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
5. Scientists explore genome of methane-breathing microbe
6. Scientists decipher genetic code of biothreat pathogen
7. Stuck on you: Scientists lay bare secrets of bacterial attachment proteins
8. Scientists discover proteins involved in spread of HIV-1 infection
9. Scientists fear new Ebola outbreak may explain sudden gorilla disappearance
10. Scientists reinvent DNA as template to produce organic molecules
11. Scientists visualise cellular handmaiden that restores shape to proteins

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/5/2020)... ... ... Regenative Labs has received approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ... jelly allografts to be assigned a Q code and be approved for application directly ... allograft product to be recognized as a 361 HCT/P by CMS regulated under 21CFR ...
(Date:7/22/2020)... ... July 21, 2020 , ... ... and innovation in technology and compliance, announces a new solution to manage regulated ... ensure every layer of their technology stack complies with FDA and global regulations. ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... ... Today CJ BIO announced the first in a series of Food Ingredient ... that is revolutionizing ingredient mixes, nutritional content and flavor profiles across a range of ... 2020 at11:00 AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the virtual edition of the IFT Annual Meeting ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2020 , ... ... that can combine up to three different materials for use with CRM, neurostimulation, ... up to three materials to meet specific design requirements, performance, and cost criteria; ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... ... 2020 , ... The SDX® Respiratory Gating System , ... reached its 20th anniversary of worldwide use. Introduced in the US over the ... University of Pennsylvania, University of Michigan, University of Maryland, University of California San ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... ... After research model surgery and catheter implantation, the long journey of catheter ... of a successful study, while protecting and accessing the catheter or device post-surgery is ... from Envigo in a live webinar on Wednesday, August 5, ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... 17, 2020 , ... dicentra , a leading Contract ... industries, is pleased to announce that Charles Galea has joined its clinical trials ... is an accomplished and results-driven sales executive with over 10 years of expertise ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: