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Sanford Burnham Prebys professors among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Over the last decade, the publications of Jerold Chun and Randal J. Kaufman are among the top 1% in the world for number of citations
16-Nov-2021 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sanford Burnham Prebys unravels mysteries of the aging Down syndrome brain

New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys has revealed features of the aging Down syndrome brain that could help explain why people with Down syndrome almost inevitably get Alzheimer's later in life.
12-Nov-2021 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study encourages cautious approach to CRISPR therapeutics

Researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys and the National Cancer Institute have shown that gene editing with CRISPR may select for certain cancer-associated mutations, highlighting the need for caution when using CRISPR therapeutically.
9-Nov-2021 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New stem cell identified by Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers offers hope to people with rare liver disease

Researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys have discovered a new source of stem cells just outside the liver that could help treat people living with Alagille syndrome, a rare, incurable genetic disorder in which the bile ducts of the liver are absent,...
12-Oct-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sanford Burnham Prebys awarded $13.5 million by NIH to investigate the pathogenesis and treatment of sepsis

Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Jamey Marth, Ph.D., has been awarded $13.5 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to continue his team’s work on sepsis, a condition that occurs when infectious and pathogenic organisms enter...
23-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Peter Adams and Gerald Shadel awarded $13 million from NIH to study aging and liver cancer

Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Peter D. Adams, Ph.D., and Salk Institute professor Gerald Shadel, Ph.D., have been awarded a grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging for $13 million, funding a five-year project to explore the connection...
23-Sep-2021 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sanford Burnham Prebys professor Karen Ocorr awarded $2 million from NASA to study flies in space

As part of their larger initiative to understand the effects of space conditions on different organisms, NASA has awarded $2 million to Sanford Burnham Prebys assistant professor Karen Ocorr. The grant will fund a three-year project to study the...
22-Sep-2021 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemical Biologist Eric Wang joins Sanford Burnham Prebys

Eric Wang, Ph.D., has joined Sanford Burnham Prebys as an assistant professor in the Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program. Wang comes to Sanford Burnham Prebys from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where he was a postdoctoral research fellow.
17-Sep-2021 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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