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Jianhua Zhao awarded $2.4M to reveal cancer targets through atomic-resolution imaging

Assistant Professor Jianhua Zhao, Ph.D., has been awarded a unique and competitive grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The five-year, $2.4 million grant aims to give...
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Timothy Huang awarded $2.8M to study well-known gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Timothy Huang, Ph.D., has been awarded $2.8 million by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to continue his work on Alzheimer’s disease. The four-year project will use human stem cells transplanted into mice to determine the role of specific...
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Brooke Emerling Awarded $2.3 Million to Demystify Breast Cancer Metabolism

Brooke Emerling from Sanford Burnham Prebys has been awarded a new grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue her work on cellular signaling in cancer. The four-year, $2.3 million project could accelerate the development of new...
27-Jun-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tricking the body to treat breast cancer

With the help of two new grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $4.4 million, Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Charles Spruck, Ph.D., and his team are refining a cutting-edge breast cancer treatment.
15-Mar-2022 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Against all odds, Rare Disease Day is back in San Diego

The 2022 Rare Disease Day Symposium & CDG/NGLY1 Family Conference will take place February 25-27th at the Dana Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego.
23-Feb-2022 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bioinformaticist Kevin Yip joins Sanford Burnham Prebys

Bioinformaticist Kevin Yip, Ph.D., has joined Sanford Burnham Prebys as a professor, where he will collaborate with other faculty across the Institute on large-scale data analysis and develop new tools and models for computational biology.
9-Feb-2022 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Research reveals why more Black women die from breast cancer

New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys has revealed significant molecular differences between the breast cells of white and Black women that help explain why Black women experience higher breast cancer mortality. The findings, published in the...
2-Feb-2022 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Sanford Burnham Prebys professor awarded $2.9 million to explore new answers to old questions in Alzheimer’s research

Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Yu Yamaguchi has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of heparan sulfate (HS) in Alzheimer’s disease. HS is a structural molecule found in the scaffolding...
1-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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One plant at a time: How Sanford Burnham Prebys is helping the monarch butterfly

Monarch butterflies were recently declared endangered, so the Institute is planting Milkweed to help support t...
09 Aug 2022

New internship program ignites a SPARK

For the first time, Sanford Burnham Prebys hosted high school interns from the SPARK program, an initiative by...
08 Aug 2022

Timothy Huang awarded $2.8M to study well-known gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease

The project aims to uncover a potential cause of Alzheimer’s brain pathology  Timothy Huang, Ph.D., has be...
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Jianhua Zhao awarded $2.4M to reveal cancer targets through atomic-resolution imaging

Assistant Professor Jianhua Zhao, Ph.D., has been awarded a unique and competitive NIH grant to study the mole...
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Preuss internship inspires young scientists

This year's Preuss internship program was hosted by the Institue's NCI-designated Cancer Center. ...
01 Aug 2022

Sanford Burnham Prebys celebrates 46 years of discoveries

Sanford Burnham Prebys recently hosted a celebration to honor the anniversary of the Institute’s founding. M...
27 Jul 2022

Heating up cold brain tumors: An emerging approach to medulloblastoma

Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment, but it doesn’t work on many childhood brain tumors. Resea...
06 Jul 2022

Three Sanford Burnham Prebys faculty receive promotions

Sanford Burnham Prebys Cancer researchers Ani Deshpande, Brooke Emerling, and Charles Spruck have all been pro...
01 Jul 2022

Brooke Emerling awarded $2.3 million to demystify breast cancer metabolism

The four-year, $2.3 million project could accelerate the development of new therapies for a range of cancers, ...
31 Dec 1969

Sanford Burnham Prebys raises flag for Pride Month

Scientists and staff from across the Institute gathered to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride at Sanford Burnham Prebys by...
13 Jun 2022

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