Taubman Institute Symposium to take place Oct. 11 in Ann Arbor
The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute presents its sixth annual symposium, featuring the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize by Mr. A. Alfred Taubman, from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 11. The event takes place in the Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building on the University of Michigan campus.
The co-recipients of the Taubman Prize, Dr. Brian Druker and Dr. Charles Sawyers, will deliver keynote addresses about their live-saving research that transformed chronic myeloid leukemia from an always-fatal disease to a manageable condition. A poster session will precede the symposium beginning at 8:30 a.m. No registration is required; both events are free and open to the general public.
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Stem cell symposium set for Sept. 19 in Ann Arbor
Dr. Eva Feldman will be among the speakers at the one-day event, which focuses on cutting-edge developments in stem-cell biology, epigenetics and regneratrive medicine.
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New U-M President visits Taubman Institute
The Institute hosted a fellow clinician-scientist when the University of Michigan’s new president paid a visit to the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building.
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Institute welcomes new gift officer
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Institute symposium set for Oct. 10
The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute will award the 2014 $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science at its 7th annual symposium at 10 a.m. on Oct. 10.
Dr. Carl June, a physician-scientist who developed a personalized immunotherapy for leukemia using patients’ own T cells, will receive the honor and deliver the symposium's keynote address.
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Drug cuts risk of bone-marrow transplant side effect
Taubman Emerging Scholar Sung Won Choi, M.D., is the lead author of a new study that finds a new way to help prevent graft-vs-host disease in cancer patients receiving bone-marrow transplants.
Study: Two types of cancer stem cells lead to metastasis
Breast cancer stem cells exist in two different states and each state plays a role in how cancer spreads, according to a new study published by Taubman Senior Scholar Dr. Max Wicha.