Numerous Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center were recognized for their innovation at the first Celebration of Inventors, hosted by the university’s Office of Technology Management.
New technique developed at Washington University in St. Louis uses blood test
Use of CRISPR and a virus extends life of genetic fix in mice
St. Louis start-up company Unleash Immuno Oncolytics is developing viruses that are specific for fighting cancer. Read full article at KMOV.com »
Drug combo shuts down tumor metabolism, mouse study shows Read full article from Washington University School of Medicine News Hub »
Two faculty members from the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology at Siteman Cancer Center have received honors for recent publications. Deshan Yang, PhD, an associate professor in the Medical Physics Division, has been recognized for his article, A method to detect landmark pairs accurately between intra-patient volumetric medical images, which has been selected as […]
The latest cycle of the LEAP Inventor Challenge has wrapped up, and five university research teams expect to be awarded more than $250,000 collectively. Read full article from the Skandalaris Center »
From research to patient care, Schwarz seeks to deliver optimal radiation therapy
Dr. Stephanie Markovina has been profiled in the Spring 2017 issue of ASTRONews for her research.
Precision Virologics, a local startup co-led by Dr. David Curiel, has been awarded $500,000 in order to further develop targeted vaccines for diseases such as the Zika virus. Read more »
Hong Chen, PhD is a recipient of funding from the Children’s Discovery Institute for a study surrounding the use of focused ultrasound to treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a type of brain tumor that is often affects pediatric patients. Read more about the study » Source
Eleven members of the Department of Radiation Oncology participated as riders (or virtual riders) in this year’s Pedal the Cause ride. This annual fundraising challenge raises money for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Through donations, bake sales, lunches, trivia nights, and button sales, this year’s Radiation Oncology Accelerators team was able to […]
Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor) and John Floberg, MD, PhD (2nd Year Clinical Resident) have received early career research funding from the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Read more »