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City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

Steven Rosen

Steven Rosen inducted into the Association of American Physicians

June 19, 2019 | Michael Easterling

Provost and Chief Scientific Officer Steven T. Rosen, M.D., the Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair, has been inducted as a member of the Association of American Physicians (AAP). Membership to the AAP is bestowed upon those physicians who indicate a "pre-eminence and the highest caliber of physician-led science accomplishments and scientific leadership."

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Jianjun Chen

Scientist honored for 'digging into the DNA of cancer'

June 17, 2019 | City of Hope

Dr. Jianjun Chen was recently named the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Chair in Systems Biology. Chen was recognized with the endowment for his leading-edge cancer research that is founded in personalized, gene-based medicine.

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Ammar Chaudhry

City of Hope investigator awarded $1 million ORIEN NOVA Grant

June 11, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

The dynamic young founder and director of City of Hope’s Precision Imaging Lab, Ammar Chaudhry, M.D., is one of the first recipients of the new ORIEN NOVA Award. The $1 million grant will fund research for his breakthrough approach to cancer imaging and diagnosis.

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John Zaia

CIRM Awards City of Hope Researchers $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

September 28, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

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CIRM Grants Nearly $6M to Promising Sickle Cell Research

May 15, 2018 | Michael Easterling

City of Hope’s Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., and his team can advance their research into finding a cure for sickle cell disease, thanks to a $5.74 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

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Saswatee Chatterjee

City of Hope Researcher Seeks New Cure for Hemophilia

February 21, 2018 | Katie Neith

Saswati Chatterjee, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Surgery and member of the Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope, thinks she may know a way to cure hemophilia A.

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City of Hope's CEACAM Research Comes Full Circle with New CAR T Approach

February 9, 2018 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan

More than 50 years after its discovery, CEA remains one of the most widely used clinical markers of cancer. As the diverse roles of CEA and its family members, known as CEA-related cell adhesion molecules (CEACAMs), have grown clearer, researchers at City of Hope are working on a new wave of clinical tools and therapies.

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David Mulama

New Postdoc Receives Grant to Support Work on Kaposi Sarcoma

January 23, 2018 | Katie Neith

A recent recruit to Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has received a three-year grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support his work on a vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma.

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Larry Kwak

Larry Kwak Leads Impressive Slate of Grant Awardees

January 9, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Larry Kwak, M.D., Ph.D., received a grant to support his work with mantle cell lymphoma from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer.

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American Cancer Society Honors Two City of Hope Researchers

January 4, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s Sunita Patel, Ph.D., and Mei Kong, Ph.D., were recently honored by the American Cancer Society with their Giants of Science Hope award at the Society’s annual gala.

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