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Fred Hutch: $7M in Research Funding for Study of Second Primary Breast Cancer

Between 3 to 20 percent of women with breast cancer will develop another primary cancer tumor in the opposite breast within ten years of the first diagnosis. Though previous studies have identified some environmental, genetic, and treatment-related risk factors for contralateral breast cancer, scientists still don’t fully understand what causes these second primary cancers. Read more

UCSD Scientists Receive 4 Years of Research Funding from Pew

Two researchers in UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences were selected as Pew biomedical scholars for 2017. Microbiologist, Rachel Dutton Ph.D. and physicist, Elizabeth Villa, Ph.D. were each awarded flexible funding that may be used at their discretion for personnel, lab equipment, supplies, or travel directly related to their research. Dutton and Villa were selected this as part of...Read more

UCLA Leading $20M Project to Decrease Growing HIV Infection Rate Among Youths

“Despite dramatic improvements in the ability to treat and prevent HIV, the HIV rate among youth in America has doubled in the last 10 years,” Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, director of the Global Center for Children and Families at UCLA stated in a recent article for the UCLA Newsroom. By 2020 the incidence of the disease among youths is expected to increase by 39%. Dr. Rotheram-Boras believes...Read more

UCLA Increasing Cannabis Research With Newly Established Research Group

As cannabis use becomes legal in more and more states in the US, both for recreational and medical purposes, it is becoming necessary for more research into the drug. Currently in the US, 20% of the population have access to legal recreational marijuana use and 60% have access to legal medical marijuana. Unfortunately, even with such widespread access to cannabis, research if the drug has been...Read more

UAB Cancer Research Center: $14.5M in NCI Funding This Year

Last year, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center was awarded a five-year, $29 million grant for the National Cancer Institute. The Cancer Center now receives nearly $6M a year in NCI core funding and will continue to do so through 2021. In addition to this core grant, UAB CCC has received over $8.5M in research funding from the NCI during the first half of 2017. This...Read more

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2017 20th Euro-Global Summit on Cancer Therapy & Radiation Oncology

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: 2017 20th Euro-Global Summit on Cancer Therapy & Radiation Oncology EuroCancer 2017 is an event that brings together active researchers, intellectuals, academicians, students, contributors and industrialists to exchange ideas communicate and discuss research findings on new advancements...Read more

2017 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Formulations (Formulation 2017)

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: 2017 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Formulations (Formulation 2017) Formulations 2017 takes immense pleasure to invite you all to be a part of this meeting which will focus on current trends and emerging issues in Formulations. This Conference Series LLC...Read more

19th International Conference on Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: 19th International Conference on Cataract and Refractive Surgery Cataract 2018 and eye care is a package of useful and latest advancements by professional researchers, doctors and ophthalmologistsspecialized in cataract surgery and eye care methods to provide better vision....Read more

World Congress on Cell and Structural Biology

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: World Congress on Cell and Structural Biology We invite all the cell and structural biologists, alternative and complementary biology practitioners, researchers in the field of cell and molecular biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiologists, people to explore their...Read more

11th International Conference on Vascular Dementia

Spotlight on Science Meetings, Conferences and Events brings you information on the following event: 11th International Conference on Vascular Dementia Vascular Dementia Conference is a unique forum to bring together worldwide distinguished academics in the field of Neuroscience and Neurology, Nutrition, Researchers, Public health professionals, Scientists, Academic scientists, Industry...Read more

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