cancer research


Henry Ford Hospital Launches Study Of Pancreatic Cancer Test

A clinical research study to develop a rapid and inexpensive blood screening test for the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has been launched by Henry Ford Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.



WSU Researcher Gets NSF Grant To Study Gene Looping

Athar Ansari, assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has won a $718,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study gene looping, a mechanism that regulates transcription of a number of genes including HIV proviral gene and BRCA1 gene linked to breast cancer.


Cancer Research 09/10

What’s happening locally in cancer research? WWJ Newsradio 950’s Pat Sweeting discusses the issue with Dr. Gerold Bepler, President and CEO at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.


Compendia Gets $1.3 Million in SBIR Fast Track Funds

Ann Arbor-based Compendia Bioscience Inc. Tuesday announced the award of $1.3 million in SBIR Fast Track funds to incorporate micro-RNA data and analyses into its Oncomine cancer database platform.


Wayne State Researcher Gets $1.2M For Cancer Therapy

Understanding how light-activated cancer drugs illuminate and destroy malignant tissue is the focus of a recently renewed study by a researcher in Wayne State University’s School of Medicine. David Kessel, professor of pharmacology in the […]