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June 2017

Across the Consortium – June 2017

June 20, 2017:

Summer is officially here and so is the hottest news in cancer research – at your fingertips in this month’s edition of Across the Consortium. Get up to date on the latest discoveries, game-changing breakthroughs, and big-time funding achievements. Don’t miss the inspirational moments that go down in history, from the dedication of the “Search” Tower to a discussion with family of Henrietta Lacks – source of the HeLa cell line.  All this and more as we take you Across the Consortium!

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Hershock appointed to Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium Steering Committee

June 7, 2017

The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium recently welcomed Diane M. Hershock, MD, PhD, of Penn State Cancer Institute, as a member of its Steering Committee. The committee consists of one representative from each member institution and is responsible to decide matters of policy for the consortium.

Hershock is co-director for experimental therapeutics and medical director in the Clinical Trials Office at Penn State Cancer Institute. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and spent four years doing biochemistry in the thrombosis and hemostasis department at Temple University Medical School. “We were trying to develop an antibody to the GPIIb/IIIa receptor as well as to isolate/elucidate the mechanisms of action of platelet factor 4 and thrombospondin, advancing platelet research knowledge.” She knew then that she wanted to continue her studies at a graduate level. Read More

Member Feature: University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

June 2, 2017:

Investigator Spotlight

Dr. Ryan Alan Wilcox

Ryan Alan Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of hematology, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center 

Member of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium Lymphoid Malignancies Clinical Trial Working Group 

Interests: T-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas 

  • Medical School or Training
    • Mayo Medical School, 2004
  • Residency 
    • Mayo Clinic, Internal Medicine, MN, 2007
  • Fellowship
    • Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 2011
  • Board Certification
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
    • Hematology 

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