The Helix Blog
The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.
January Grad Student Forum: Richard Jaramillo
April 22, 2015 | Richard Jaramillo
Increased levels of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) have been reported in serum of patients with diabetes and are associated with increased probability of specific complications including cardiovascular disease and nephropathy.
June Grad Student Forum: Cecilia Choy
July 9, 2014 | Cecilia Choy
Cooperation of Neurotrophin Receptor TrkB and Her2 in Breast Cancer Cells Facilitates Brain Metastasis Cecilia Choy, Josh Neman, Matthew Duenas, Hubert Li, Nagarajan Vaidehi, Rahul Jandial Metastases are responsible for 90% of all cancer deaths, and patients diagnosed with brain metastasis have a dismal 20% probability of one-year survival.
January Graduate Student Research Forum
February 12, 2014 | Lindsey Skrdlant
My research focuses on a disease known as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). MDS is a pre-leukemic bone marrow disorder that is characterized by ineffective production of red blood cells, neutrophils, and/or platelets.
Conversation with Tangsheng Yi
March 7, 2012 | City of Hope
The Helix : Tangsheng, give us a brief overview of your paper. Tangsheng Yi : Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is a curative therapy for hematopoietic malignancies, hereditary hematological disorders and refractory autoimmune diseases.
Hope for the future of science and medicine
February 29, 2012 | City of Hope
Highlights on CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Trainees: Michael Silva, Megan Gilchrist and Kenna Schnarr Michael Silva Master of Science Candidate California State University, Channel Islands For me, hope has become a way of life.
Featured profile - Zuoming Sun, Ph.D.
January 20, 2012 | Jeremy Racine
The following is a profile on Dr. Zuoming Sun , Associate Professor, Department of Immunology - Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. The Helix: What question is your lab currently investigating? Zuoming Sun: We are studying the TCR signals that instruct developing T cells to make life-and-death decisions.