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  • Monday Night Football Announcement: $200,000 Research Grant to Cancer Center Researcher
    10/30/2017

    Mary Markiewicz, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology and a researcher with KU Cancer Center, will receive the grant, made possible by a unique partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN, the V Foundation For Cancer Research and The University of Kansas Health System.

  • CicloMed Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for Ciclopirox Prodrug in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer
    10/11/2017

    FDA gives CicloMed permission to proceed to phase I clinical trials of Ciclopirox Prodrug in cancer patients with advanced solid tumors. CicloMed LLC announced that its development candidate for non-muscle-invasive and muscle-invasive bladder cancer, Ciclopirox Prodrug, was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin human clinical trials. With this clearance, CicloMed plans to initiate the first-in-human safety trial in patients with advanced solid tumor cancers as soon as possible at several centers, including The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

  • Researcher received grant from Susan G. Komen
    10/4/2017

    Susan G. Komen announced that it will be awarding Danny Welch, Ph.D., $300,000 to advance research on metastatic breast cancer. Welch is studying the role of genes that suppress the ability of breast cancer cells to spread to other parts of the body (metastasis).

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