Making Immune Cells Better Cancer Killers

February 28, 2019

Our Timothy Bullock, PhD, and his team have discovered a defect in immune cells known as “killer T cells” that explains why they struggle to destroy cancer tumors. By fixing this defect, scientists could make the cells much better… Read More

HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments

December 12, 2018

We know a good bit about how HPV (human papillomavirus) causes cancer, down to a particular protein it makes to stop healthy cells’ natural ability to prevent tumors. Scientists have tried for years to find a way to block… Read More

A Husband and Wife Working to Improve Breast Cancer Care

December 3, 2018

Our Shayna and Tim Showalter have received more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for women with early-stage breast cancer.

The Showalters, who are married, have developed… Read More

One of 2017’s Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements!

April 18, 2018

Here’s a well-earned recognition: Our Daniel “Trey” Lee’s pioneering work in battling pediatric leukemia has been honored as one of 2017’s top 10 Clinical Research Achievements by the Clinical Research Forum.

Dr. Lee’s research weaponizes immune cells, known as T… Read More