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SBP Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers to Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-related Cancers in the United States

Sanford Burnham Prebys is one of 70 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers to issue a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination and screening to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer. These institutions...
7-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Nuclear Pore Functions Are Essential for T Cell Survival

A new study by Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) researchers describes how a specific nuclear pore component is critical for the survival of circulating T cells. The findings, published in Nature Immunology, identify a new node of T cell receptor...
4-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Offers New Approach to Starve p53 Deficient Tumors

SBP researchers recently discovered an alternative metabolic pathway that might be used by cancer cells to survive nutrient deprivation. Targeting these proteins to disrupt autophagy in cancer cells is an exciting therapeutic strategy that could...
1-May-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


How Colorectal Cancer Cells Spread to the Liver

A new study by Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) researchers helps explain the connection between a tumor suppressor called protein kinase C zeta (PKC zeta) and metastatic colorectal cancer.
20-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


San Diego Leaders, Researchers Announce Milestone Grant as Alzheimer's Crisis Widens

A coalition of brain scientists and civic leaders, including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and county Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Kristin Gaspar, announced that the federal government has awarded a $1.3 million grant to Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical...
20-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Finds How Fat Tissue Shunts Energy to Tumors

Sanford Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) researchers recently discovered that that inactivation of a protein called p62 in fat cells fuels aggressive, metastatic prostate cancer in mice. The findings suggest that mTOR inhibitors currently...
6-Apr-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Evan Snyder Elected to Association of American Physicians

Evan Y. Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., professor and founding director, Center for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) and professor at the University of California San Diego, has been elected to...
4-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Brain’s Immune System May Be Key to New Alzheimer’s Treatments

SBP researchers have revealed how TREM2, a receptor found on immune cells in the brain, interacts with toxic amyloid beta proteins to restore neurological function. The research suggests boosting TREM2 levels in the brain may prevent or reduce the...
5-Mar-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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