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Across the Consortium – November 2017

Nov. 18, 2017:

The only thing as exciting as the teams competing on the field is the team fighting cancer – the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium. The member institutions are driving science rapidly from new ideas to new treatments, and they do not wait for anyone to catch up.  So keep up, with this month’s Across the Consortium!

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Schott joins Big Ten CRC Steering Committee

Nov. 2, 2017: The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium recently welcomed as a member of its steering committee Anne Schott, MD, clinical professor of medicine and associate director of clinical research at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The committee consists of one representative from each member institution and is responsible to decide matters of policy for the consortium. A Gulf Coast native, Schott attended medical school at the University of South Alabama. She completed a medical internship and residency at University of Virginia and then a fellowship in hematology-oncology at the University of Michigan. “When I came to the University of Michigan as a fellow, I was interested in both... Read More

Member Feature: University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Nov. 1, 2017: Investigator Spotlight  Dr. Zachary Morris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and is a member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center. This story is adapted from an earlier version, originally published by UW Health Teaching the Immune System to Fight Cancer Vaccines against an infection work by training the immune system at the site of injection and then spreading those educated immune cells throughout the body. Read More

Across the Consortium – October 2017

Oct. 19, 2017: As the Big Ten CRC leads the rapidly-changing world of cancer research, Across the Consortium is your one-stop source for the latest. From technologies to funding, and from public health to discoveries we hand-pick the breaking stories so you don't miss a thing! Read More

Big Ten Cancer Researchers Hold Summit in Chicago

Oct. 19, 2017: Researchers and leaders from 12 Big Ten cancer centers will meet at Big Ten Conference Headquarters in Chicago on Saturday. The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium Summit is expected to draw about 150 participants, including researchers from across the consortium and representatives from pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The University of Illinois Cancer Center and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University are co-hosting the meeting. Read More

Member feature: Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Oct. 1, 2017: Investigator Spotlight Hamid Band, MD, PhD, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Educational background: M.D. Medical College, Srinagar,, Kashmir University, India; Ph.D. Immunology, All-India Insitute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Research interests: Our research focuses on two major topics, both geared to understand, and potentially target, the intracellular traffic of cell surface receptors coupled to activation of tyrosine kinase signaling: the CBL-family of ubiquitin ligases, which provides an essential mechanism of negative regulation of receptor and non-receptor tyrosine kinases through ubiquitin-dependent proteasomal and lysosomal degradation; and members of the EHD... Read More

University of Michigan launches integrative oncology scholars program

Sept. 29, 2017: Applications are now open for a nationwide integrative oncology training program. The Integrative Oncology (IO) Scholars program brings together oncology professors from the Big Ten and beyond, in a free year-long course. Designed for the full spectrum of oncology care professionals, the program equips oncologists, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and psychologists with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and evidence-based integration of complementary therapies in conventional oncology care. The course is funded by the National Cancer Institute and developed by researchers and clinicians at the Read More

Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium opens endometrial cancer clinical trial

Sept. 25, 2017: The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (BTCRC) announces the opening of a clinical trial for patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer. The study, known as BTCRC-GYN15-013, involves pembrolizumab, one of a new class of drugs called PD-1 inhibitors, given in combination with routine care using paclitaxel and carboplatin chemotherapy. The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago is currently enrolling subjects in this study. Additional member sites within the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium will open the trial in the coming months. Read More

Across the Consortium – September 2017

Sept. 20, 2017: Each month, the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium highlights advances in research and treatment led by our member institutions. Following are recent developments from Across the Consortium: Read More

Across the Consortium – August 2017

Aug. 26, 2017: The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium‘s Across the Consortium is your front row seat to the latest in Big Ten CRC news. This month we highlight new discoveries from our member institutions, celebrate awards, and feature outstanding researchers as well as volunteers from across the consortium.  Read More

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