Author - Allison Brown

Internal Translational Research Award Winners

Internal Translational Research Award Winners

Four Translational Research Awards headed by GRU Cancer Center clinical and scientific collaborators were selected for funding. The four winning projects were selected by an eight-member committee from among 27 submissions. ▪ Yukai He, MD, PhD...

Martha S. Tingen, PhD and Christine O’Meara, MA, MPH, received a $10K Wellness Mini-Grant from the University System of Georgia for “Promoting Wellness through Tobacco Cessation:  A Component of the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative at Georgia Regents University (GRU).”

Martha S. Tingen, PhD and Christine O’Meara, MA, MPH, received a $10K Wellness Mini-Grant from the University System of Georgia for “Promoting Wellness through Tobacco Cessation: A Component of the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative at Georgia Regents University (GRU).”

The percentage of adults who smoke in the state of Georgia (19%) and in Richmond County (22%) exceeded the national adult smoking benchmark of 14% in 2012 and registers well above the Healthy People 2020 goal of 12%. Particularly in light of the...

Improving Cancer Immunotherapy

Improving Cancer Immunotherapy

Researchers at the GRU Cancer Center have discovered a way to give the immune system a boost in its ability to recognize tumor cells as “enemy” agents.  Cancer vaccines have been a growing field in cancer therapeutics, where the body’s immune system...

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