New drug shows strong results against stubborn mutation

June 5, 2019 | Michael Easterling

A new drug being investigated by Marwan Fakih, M.D., professor in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and medical director of the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, is "potentially practice-changing," Fakih said.

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City of Hope Introduces Newest Graduates

June 3, 2017 | City of Hope

On June 9, nearly a dozen newly minted graduates from the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences will have Doctor of Philosophy degrees bestowed upon them by their laboratory mentors.

An Artist Finds His Place in Medicine

January 13, 2017 | Katie Neith

Ford Fellowship gives graduate student Jose Ortiz more confidence in pursuit of his Ph.D.

Graduate student spotlight: Dongrui Wang and cancer immunotherapy

October 17, 2016 | Denise Heady

Graduate student Dongrui Wang’s poster presentation at the 19th annual American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy was selected as the conference’s Outstanding Poster Presentation for his research initiatives in gene and cell therapy. Here Wang talks about what motivated him to pursue a career in science, what keeps him inspired and the innovative research he is working on at City of Hope.

Meet City of Hope's next generation of scientists: John P. Murad

September 13, 2016 | Jay Fernandez

One of the great benefits of medical breakthroughs is their potential for drawing great new curious minds to the field of medical science. One of those minds includes John P. Murad, a third-year graduate student working on a doctorate in biological sciences with an emphasis on cancer immunology and immune-based therapeutics.

11 inspiring grads to receive doctoral degrees at June 10 commencement

June 7, 2016 | City of Hope

Years of intensive study and training will bear fruit as 11 students from the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope receive their Doctor of Philosophy degrees from their laboratory mentors on June 10, 2016.

For Your Procrastination: Surprising Facts about Caffeine

May 8, 2015 | Vishnu Samarasimhasubhashchandra

Coffee coffee coffee, no single person’s day is done without having a cup of coffee.  Coffee is the best friend for many of us.  Recent reports show that scientists (ourselves) are the biggest coffee drinkers of all.

Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope National Medical Center Quarterly Newsletter: January through March 2015

April 27, 2015 | City of Hope

Announcements Congratulations to Jodi Murakami and her fiancée, who welcomed home their baby boy in December.   Congratulations to Nathaniel Magilnick and his wife, who welcomed home their baby boy in March.

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.