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News & Announcements

2018

DateDescription
AUG 17Funding Opportunity: Single-cell RNA-seq Pilot and Feasibility Awards
JUN 28New study identifies anti-cancer effect of statins
JUN 06UCI establishes the Center for Cancer Systems Biology with a $10-million, five-year National Cancer Institute grant.
MAY 25UCI Center on Stress & Health awarded $6.3 million by National Institutes of Health
MAY 09American Association for Cancer Research-Aflac Inc. awards $100,000 to UCI cancer biologist Claudia Benavente
JAN 31UC Irvine scientists develop new chemical tool to study RNA structures inside cells
JAN 19UC Irvine lands $1-million Keck Foundation grant to develop new RNA tools

2017

DateDescription
DEC 18Christine E. McLaren, PhD, receives the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
OCT 09Cancer Center member Andrej Luptak recipient of Pew Innovation Fund award
SEP 13UC cancer centers join forces to fight one of California's top killers
JUL 26A stem cell-based therapy developed by UC Irvine researchers selectively targets and kills cancer tissue without the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
JUL 21UC Irvine neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota discusses glioblastoma, the type of brain tumor diagnosed in U.S. Sen. John McCain, with CBS Los Angeles.
JUN 26Chao family fights cancer with $5-million gift to endow chairs for top cancer researchers.
JUN 14Thousands participate in inaugural Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for cancer research.
MAY 13Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Dr. Richard Van Etten explains how his mother motivated him to fight to eradicate cancer.
MAY 10$1.25-million gift will fund research for cancer therapy and regenerative medicine
MAR 07UC Irvine researchers led by Dr. Anand K. Ganesan have identified a key mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to hide from the body's immune system.
FEB 28How to respond to soaring rates of colorectal cancer in young adults is a challenge for health providers, UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Jason Zell tells the New York Times.
FEB 24Stern Center Director Susan O'Brien, MD, discusses frontline treatment options for patients with newly diagnosed chronic lymphocytic leukemia in a video for Cancer Network.
FEB 10Study of Twitter-based smoking cessation program gets $2.5 million from NIH
FEB 01Mathematician Qing Nie awarded foundation grant to study cancer drug resistance
JAN 04Restyling nature‚Äôs designs to create cancer-fighting vaccines
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