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Cancer Survivor Dedicates Short Film to SHRO Founder

Written while the filmmaker was undergoing chemotherapy in 2018, Randa Ghattas' short film, “Hug Me Dad,” is dedicated in part to Giordano, who advised her on the course of her treatment.
17-Nov-2020 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

National Italian American Foundation Honors Dr. Anthony Fauci with Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadership in Health and Science, SHRO Founder Dr. Antonio Giordano Comments

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) board member and Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO) founder Dr. Antonio Giordano congratulates Dr. Anthony Fauci on his awarding of the Leonardo da Vinci Award for Leadership in Health and Science...
3-Nov-2020 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Hijacking cancer cells with a virus while blocking cells’ antiviral defenses could knock out mesothelioma

A study exploring a new combination of therapeutic agents has recently been published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, describing dl922-947, an oncolytic adenovirus, and AZD1775, an inhibitor of the DNA damage checkpoint kinase...
6-Oct-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biomarker Candidates for Potential Early Diagnosis of Mesothelioma Reveal Mechanism of Tumor Escape from Immunosurveillance

Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer mainly caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.
24-Sep-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding Neurodegenerative Disease Such as Alzheimer’s and ALS by Examining the Overlap of microRNAs, Oxidative Stress, and Mitochondria Dysfunction

These aspects may have important implications for the design of new drugs and therapeutic interventions for these progressive and incurable diseases.
26-Aug-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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International Mesothelioma Researcher Recognized for Her Work with the National Cancer Institution of Naples and Sbarro Health Research Organization

Held in Locri, Italy on Saturday, August 8 in the enchanting Riviera dei Gelsomini, the Women of Talent Award ceremony recognized the achievements of Francesca Pentimalli, PhD, a frequent collaborator on research with the Sbarro Health Research...
14-Aug-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Key Immune System Genes Identified to Explain High COVID Deaths and Spread in Northern Italy Versus Fewer Cases and Deaths in the South

Not long after the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in China, Italy was hard-hit by the infection and rapidly became one of the countries with the highest mortality rate.
23-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Promising Lab Results, Most Precision Medicine Therapies for Mesothelioma Fail in the Clinical Setting

Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a lethal cancer mainly caused by exposure to asbestos, for which, unfortunately, no current treatment has proven effective, despite the identification of several promising therapeutic targets over the years.
20-Jul-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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"We've got to get our act together" on public health measures to combat COVID, says Fauci

3-Nov-2020 2:35 PM EST

‘Genetic Shield’ May Explain Lower COVID Mortality in Southern Italy Compared to North

4-Jun-2020 9:55 AM EDT

Coronavirus: concern and precaution ok, but panic and hysteria unjustified, says expert

COVID-19 is similar in symptoms to the seasonal flu, but to recognize it there is a different procedure and we have to act accordingly
6-Mar-2020 8:20 AM EST

Cancer DNA Sequencing Has Potential, but Not a Magic Bullet, Says Expert

16-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Thorough Genotyping and Repurposed Drugs Key to Treating Small-Cell Lung Cancer, says Cancer Expert

Cancer expert Antonio Giordano, MD, PhD, Director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, describes the recent progress and future possibilities of treating SCLC.
13-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT

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Every Diagnosis of Cancer Should Come with One of These, Says Cancer Expert

“Every cancer diagnosis should come with a referral to genetic counseling,” says cancer expert Dr. Antonio Giordano, President of the Sbarro Health Research Organization at Temple University.
8-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST

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Sbarro Health Research Organization conducts research in cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the campus of Temple University, our programs train young scientists from around the globe.



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