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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.

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Cecilia Choy

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.

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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.

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Tangsheng Yi

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.

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CIRM Trainees

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.

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Zuoming Sun, Ph.D.

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.

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