Stand Up To Cancer launched four new teams aimed at detecting and treating cancer in its earliest stages. Lung cancer expert Julie Brahmer, M.D., is the lead investigator for Johns Hopkins for lung cancer studies based at the Kimmel Cancer Center Thoracic Center of Excellence she directs. Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in the(...)
Last Friday, the historic Hurd Hall at Johns Hopkins was filled to capacity with students, faculty and staff waiting to hear five scientists – all in the early part of their careers – describe their novel ideas on how to cure metastatic cancer. It was part of a competition on creative thinking named for John(...)
Jan 20, 2012 30 comments
It was the culmination of years of effort by many scientists and physicians and the bravery of patients to try something new that has brought some steady hope in an experimental therapy called epigenetics.
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