Articles Tagged ‘scientist’

Misteli Wins Flemming Award

Headshot of Tom Misteli

Tom Misteli, Ph.D., an internationally renowned expert in cancer cell biology from NCI’s Center for Cancer Research, is a recipient of the Arthur S. Flemming Award.

Kramer explains results of the PLCO trial

Barnett Kramer, M.D., M.P.H, directs NCI’s Division of Cancer Prevention. In May 2012, he sat down to explain the results of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Trial, the largest cancer screening trial ever performed in the United States. The four common cancers studied collectively account for almost 45 percent of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.

Staudt discusses Lymphoma research

Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., is the deputy chief of the Metabolism Branch in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research. In this video from March 2012, Staudt discusses the basic biology of targeted therapy for Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma and about ibrutinib, a drug with a high degree of efficacy—and only modest side effects—in the treatment of the ABC form of Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma.