NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research foundation said today it has awarded $4 million to fund 10 researchers engaged in molecular and cellular research aimed at treating various types of cancer.

The new grants include seven new Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators awards, which provide $450,000 to early-career physician-scientists working under mentors at major research centers, and three Continuation Grants of $300,000 to researchers who are conducting promising research or clinical trials but are nearing the end of their initial awards.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.