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Research News

Cancer can't hide: advancing immunotherapy for melanoma
May 5, 2021 - Years of research have led to a greater understanding of how cancers hide from the immune system—and a promising immunotherapy treatment for melanoma.

April 2021

Polgreen receives $3.7M R01
April 14, 2021

March 2021

UI researchers examine potential for light, photosensitizing agents to treat soft tissue sarcoma
March 23, 2021

Phase I clinical trial group finds efficiencies, increases
March 15, 2021

February 2021

January 2021

Wei receives $2.3M R01
January 12, 2021 - Dr. Shunguang Wei has received his second R01 in less than 3 years.

December 2020

Boudreau Lab to improve mRNA measurement methods
December 14, 2020

November 2020

October 2020

UI cystic fibrosis researchers receive $11.5 million NIH grant to develop new therapies
October 26, 2020

Welsh nominated for Sanford Lorraine Cross Award for pioneering cystic fibrosis research
October 16, 2020

September 2020

Boudreau earns third active R01
September 15, 2020 - In less than two years, Dr. Ryan Boudreau has received a third NIH grant bringing the total awarded to just over $4.9M. These funds allow Dr. Boudreau to further investigate mitroregulin, a protein he and his research team discovered, and its role in the genetic and molecular underpinnings of heart failure.

August 2020

July 2020

Scherer to study, promote vaccine uptake
July 31, 2020 - On two consecutive days, Dr. Aaron Scherer received a K01 from the National Institute on Aging and a U01 to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Both grants will enable him to better understand what motivates individuals to choose to take vaccines. In the setting of our current pandemic, his discoveries may prove critical in the coming months.

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