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Grant Funds Study on Bone Cancer Stem Cells - 03/13/2008

Grant Funds Study on Bone Cancer Stem Cells

Release Date: March 13, 2008

The laboratory of David M. Loeb, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded a $37,800 grant by The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative to fund his team’s research into identifying Ewing's sarcoma stem cells. Dr. Loeb is assistant professor of oncology and Pediatrics Director of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Program, as well as Co-Director of the Sarcoma Center

His laboratory partners on this project are: Saul J. Sharkis, Ph.D., professor of oncology and medicine; Chi Van Dang, M.D., Ph.D., professor of cell biology; and Jason T. Yustein, M.D., Ph.D., fellow, Pediatric Hematology – Oncology Program.

The

Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative

was founded by Bruce and Bev Shriver in honor of their daughter, Elizabeth (Liddy) Shriver to increase public awareness of sarcoma and raise funds for sarcoma-related research and clinical trials

Sarcoma Facts from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative

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