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Seed Grant Enables Researchers to Try New Approach to Targeting Leukemia

 

Hanan ResearchUniversity researchers hope to improve the odds of surviving acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a promising drug that traces its lineage to a chemical found in magnolias. They will load the drug into nanoparticles that will target the inner recesses of bone marrow where leukemia stem cells lurk.

Team members Rudi Fasan, associate professor of chemistry; Danielle Benoit, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Benjamin Frisch, research assistant professor of hematology and oncology, are supported by a $75,000 University Research Award. The award program is one of several University “seed grants” (see also PumpPrimer II awards below) that help investigators develop preliminary data and proof of concept for promising projects, in hopes of leveraging larger awards from federal agencies or foundations to carry the projects to fruition. (more)

 

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November 11, 2016
Douglas Turner received the Poland – U.S. Science Award.  more...

November 4, 2016
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September 15, 2016
Bradley Nilsson Recipient of the 2016 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  more...

September 1, 2016
Chemistry Department Celebrates 90th Birthday for Professor Emeritus William Saunders.  more...

July 13, 2016
Lauren Bolz (CHM BS ’17) Back from New Zealand.  more...

July 11, 2016
Reactions: Ellen Matson.  more...

July 8, 2016
Susan Cardinal Wins Chemistry Department Sandra Beach Award.  more...

June 24, 2016
Neidig recognized by Department of Energy.  more...

June 9, 2016
Chemistry Welcomes New Inorganic Materials Faculty member, Dr. Kathryn Knowles.  more...

June 1, 2016
Laura Ackerman chosen as finalist of the 2016 Reaxys PhD Prize.  more...

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