New $2.2 Million NIH Grant Targets Cervical Cancer Prevention

What if the women at high risk for getting cervical cancer need never fear getting that cancer? A researcher at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma believes she may have found a way; and with a new $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, she and her team aim to prove it.   

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OU Researchers Apply New Analytical Technology to Quantitate Amount of Anti-Cancer Drugs Inside Individual Cancer Cells

University of Oklahoma researchers will apply a new analytical technology that could ultimately provide a powerful tool for improved treatment of cancer patients in Oklahoma and beyond.  Using mass spectrometry, an analytical instrument for sensitive detection and accurate identification of molecules, the team will quantitate the amount of anti-cancer drugs present in individual cancer cells, including those in bladder cancer cells isolated from patients undergoing chemotherapy.  

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Undergraduate Students Engage in Cancer Research at the Stephenson Cancer Center

Ten undergraduate students have been selected to a competitive summer program working in cancer research laboratories at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The Cancer Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Program provides students experience working on nationally funded research projects under the mentorship of senior faculty leaders. This experience prepares students for careers in the field of cancer research and medicine.

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Event date: 6/2/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday, May 9, 2016

Food Trucks (Relay for Life Kickoff)

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