Landmark human insulin study marks 40-year anniversary

January 29, 2019 | Michael Easterling

In January 1979, the National Academy of Sciences published a paper about an innovative discovery at City of Hope that would forever change how diabetes is treated. Arthur Riggs, Ph.D., and Keiichi Itakura, Ph.D., revolutionized diabetes treatment when they made a novel gene, one that coded for human insulin.

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City of Hope Researchers Find “Achilles' Heel” in B Cell Tumors

March 14, 2018 | Katie Neith

In a new paper published in the journal Cell, a team of researchers led by City of Hope’s Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D., and Gang Xiao, Ph.D., reports on the discovery of a new therapeutic target for these B cell malignancies.

New Researcher Takes Aim at Acute Myeloid Leukemia

February 27, 2018 | City of Hope

Acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, is one of the most common and fatal forms of blood-related cancers. Jianjun Chen, Ph.D., a new faculty member at City of Hope, dedicates much of his research program to learning more about the disease.

Researchers discover sugar-addiction of cancer cells in childhood leukemia

July 10, 2017 | Katie Neith

According to a new article in Nature, a team led by City of Hope’s Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Systems Biology, thinks that sugar uptake and energy supply may play a key role in the relapse of ALL.