A research team at the CU School of Medicine led by Heide Ford, Ph.D.
, and Rui Zhao, Ph.D.
, has identified two proteins, Six1 and Eya2, that play key roles in the growth and spread of cancer cells. More
Kirk Hansen was recently awarded a DOD Idea Award "Define Tumor-Suppressive Signatures and How They Change upon Loss of Tumor Dormancy"
Rui Zhao was recently awarded a STTR and BDEG grant along with Heide Ford in Pharmacology
The American Peptide Society has awarded Robert S. Hodges (University of Colorado - Denver) the Murray Goodman Scientific Excellence & Mentorship Award endowed by Zelda Goodman. The Goodman Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated career-long research excellence in the field of peptide science. In addition, the selected individual should have been responsible for significant mentorship and training of students, post-doctoral fellows, and/or other co-workers. More
James DeGregori, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, will use mouse models to ask whether the increase in leukemias associated with Down syndrome is actually caused by stem cell defects. The study could indicate ways to improve blood cell function and prevent leukemias in people with Down syndrome. More
David Bentley was recently awarded an NIH grant "Mis-regulation of mRNA poly (A) site selection in cancer cells (PQ11)".
Aaron Johnson was featured in the 5.1.13 newsletter from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Dr. Aaron Johnson received his PhD from Rockefeller University and is presently Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at UC Denver Anschutz Medical Campus. His work focuses on the formation and regulation of chromatin domains and their ultimate roles in the nucleus. More
Jay Hesselberth was recently awarded a four-year grant from the American Cancer Society, “Mechanisms governing deoxyuridine content in DNA”.