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Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

Sticking to Lifestyle Guidelines May Reduce Risk for Certain Cancers and for Overall Mortality

 

January 7, 2015—(BRONX, NY)—A study of nearly a half-million Americans has found that following cancer prevention guidelines from the American Cancer Society may modestly reduce your overall risk of developing cancer and have a greater impact on reducing your overall risk of dying. Having a healthy body weight and staying ...read more

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New Focus on Protein Aggregation -- The clumping of proteins in cells plays a role in aging as well as in Alzheimer’s and other degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. In Nature Protocols, Dr. Laura Santambrogio and her team, in collaboration with Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo, describe a new way to separate and characterize protein aggregates. Using hollow... read more

 

Improving Drug Therapy — The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded $1.1 million over three years to Dr. Thomas Leyh to study human sulfotransferases (SULTs) a 13-member family of enzymes that modulate interactions between hundreds of small molecules and their respective receptors. Dr. Leyh and colleagues will try to gain a better understanding of the role of this enzyme family in... read more

 

Enzymes, Embryos and CancerDr. David Shechter has been awarded a combined $2.3 million in funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and the American Cancer Society. The ACS grant supports his study of regulation of the chaperones that escort histone proteins to assemble chromatin, the physiological form of the genome containing epigenetic information. Epigenetics,... read more

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Prestigious Honor

Prestigious Honor

Dr. Susan Band Horwitz recently received the John Scott Award, presented annually since 1834 to those whose inventions have contributed to the "comfort, welfare and happiness" of mankind.

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Dr. Richard Gorlick

Dr. Richard Gorlick
  • Cancer
  • Pediatric oncology

Dr. Gorlick is a pediatric oncologist specializing in sarcoma (a type of cancer that affects connective tissue) and an international ...read more

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