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Careers in Pathology: Research Administration

March 21, 2022 / Research

Meet the members of the Research Administration team within the Department.

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Prostate Cancer Regulator Plays Role in COVID-19, Providing a Promising Treatment Lead

December 22, 2020 / Cancer Research

Clinical trials underway are testing whether drugs that target the androgen receptor – successful in controlling prostate cancer – could also work against the coronavirus. wo proteins, ACE2 and TMPRSS2, help the coronavirus gain entry and replicate within cells. TMPRSS2 is well-known to Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD. His lab discovered that TMPRSS2 fuses with the ETS gene to drive more than half of all prostate cancers [...]

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Marcin Cieslik Receives Award from Bristol-Myers Squibb

March 11, 2020 / Award

Marcin Cieslik, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and member of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP), received an award from Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) for the project entitled, “Identification of novel therapeutic vulnerabilities across immunophenotypes of refractory and metastatic tumors.” This award provides two years of funding.

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Nicholas Lukacs, PhD, Receives an Outstanding Investigator Award

March 5, 2020 / Faculty

Nicholas Lukacs, PhD, The Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professor of Pathology, received an Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA or an R35) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) entitled, “Viral and allergen-driven immunity in chronic lung disease.” This award will provide 7 years of funding. [...]

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Dr. Chan Chung Receives Two Grants to Study Brain Cancers

January 9, 2020 / Grants
 

Chan Chung, PhD, received two grants in funding from the ChadTough Foundation and Defeat DIPG foundation ($150,000) and the Robert Connor Dawes CERN Pediatric Fellowship ($100,000). [...]

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Updated NIH Policy Statement Emphasizes "Other Support" Reporting

December 20, 2019 / Research

All faculty who serve as the Principal Investigator or one of the key personnel on an NIH award or pending proposal are required to review their new guidance and address the two parts below, as appropriate, by January 20, 2020 [...]

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