Working Toward a Cure

Research Excellence
Katie Politi

Mutations in the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) are found in 10-20% of lung adenocarcinomas. These mutations are most common in tumors in never-smokers and are associated with sensitivity to drugs... Read more...  

Research Excellence

Awards and Honors

Yale School of Medicine presented The Charles W. Bohmfalk Prize for teaching in the basic sciences to Susan Baserga, PhD, MD, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics, and of Therapeutic Radiology, and a member of our Genetics and Genomics Research Program.

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Research Excellence

Awards and Honors

Lieping Chen, MD, PhD, the United Technologies Corporation Professor of Cancer Research at Yale Cancer Center and Professor of Immunobiology, Dermatology, and Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, has been named a 2014 William B. Coley Award winner. The Coley award is the top prize given by the Cancer Research Institute at its annual symposium.  Dr. Chen will give the 22nd annual William B. Coley lecture during the symposium in New York City this October.

 

Research Excellence

Douglas E. Brash, PhD, Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and a member of our Radiobiology and Radiotherapy Program, will be awarded the 2014 Finsen Medal of the International Union of Photobiology. The IUP Congress presents the medal, recognizing lifetime achievement in photobiology, every five years.

 

Working Toward a Cure

Research Excellence
David Stern

The HER-2/Neu/ErbB-2 receptor tyrosine kinase is a major human oncogene and a validated therapeutic target in breast cancer. We are investigating the normal and carcinogenic functions of HER2 and other EGF receptor family kinases to understand how they cause cancers. Read More...  

Working Toward a Cure

Congratulations to Melissa Durand, MD, Veerle Bossuyt, MD, Christos Hatzis, PhD, and Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil - each of whom received a Lion Heart grant to support their breast cancer research work.

 

Working Toward a Cure

Cary Gross, MD has been awarded a 3-year grant from the American Cancer Society totaling $592,000 to study cancer disparities. His study will provide a timely assessment of personalized cancer care patterns and their impact on cancer equity...Read More...