Breakthroughs Blog

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.

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Sparkes Wins Contest to Name Research Newsletter

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

Welcome to the BECKMAN BULLETIN! Congratulations are extended to Stacey Sparkes, laboratory technician in Shared Resources, for winning the contest to name the previously titled “Research Newsletter.” Thank you to all employees who sent in their creative suggestions.

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Diamond's Dime

December 18, 2015 | Don Diamond Ph.D.

Since the halcyon days of the discovery of monoclonal antibodies 40 years ago, the science and practice of immunotherapy has greatly matured and revolutionized our thinking about the inevitability of a cancer diagnosis. The 40 years of history has been a progressive march to a better understanding of our immune system and how it functions.

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Transgenic Knockout/Animal Mouse Program

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

To support City of Hope’s goal of advancing basic scientific discoveries toward clinical practice, the Transgenic Knockout/Animal Mouse Program (TKAP) was established by Jeffrey Mann, Ph.D., in 1994 and is currently led (since 2004) by experienced core director Walter Tsark, Ph.D.

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Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

Originally from the south of Japan, Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D., received his medical degree at the Kumamoto University School of Medicine, after which he performed residencies at the University Hospital and associated Iizuka Hospital. He subsequently moved to the United States to pursue a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and subspecialty training in hematology/oncology at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Thomas Slavin, M.D.

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

Thomas Slavin, M.D., trained at the University of South Florida where he earned his undergraduate degree in biology followed by his medical degree. He subsequently pursued residencies in both pediatrics (Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland) and medical genetics (Center for Human Genetics, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University).

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Welcome to City of Hope

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

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Kudos

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

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Upcoming Seminars

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

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Funding Opportunities

December 18, 2015 | City of Hope

For more information or to apply for a foundation grant, please contact Barbara Romero ([email protected]) or Noëlle Gervais ([email protected]).

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