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Contact: Susan Gammon, Ph.D., MBA
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Sanford-Burnham presents cancer research at AACR

Sanford-Burnham cancer research highlights will be presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research held April 5-9, 2014 in San Diego

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 3, 2014 -- Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute will present a wide range of new research data at the annual American Association for Cancer Research Meeting in San Diego starting Saturday, April 5, at the San Diego Convention Center. The presentations will cover a variety of topics including breast, melanoma, and prostate cancer, as well as novel methods of delivering drugs to tumors.

If you are interested in interviewing a Sanford-Burnham researcher, please contact Susan Gammon at sgammon@sanfordburnham.org.

Highlights of Sanford-Burnham's data to be presented include:

Oral Presentation


Poster Presentations

Brain Cancer

Breast Cancer

Cancer Metastasis

Drug Delivery Strategies



Prostate Cancer


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Sanford-Burnham's NCI-designated Cancer Research Center

The Cancer Center is on a mission to discover new revelations about the molecular mechanisms of cancer, with state-of-the-art drug-discovery capabilities, and a team of scientists who are relentless in pursing advances to improve the lives of cancer patients. The Cancer Center is one of seven NCI-designated basic-research cancer centers in the nation, and global leader in turning scientific discoveries into new therapeutic approaches.

About Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is dedicated to discovering the fundamental molecular causes of disease and devising the innovative therapies of tomorrow. Sanford-Burnham takes a collaborative approach to medical research with major programs in cancer, neurodegeneration and stem cells, diabetes, and infectious, inflammatory, and childhood diseases. The Institute is recognized for its National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and expertise in drug discovery technologies. Sanford-Burnham is a nonprofit, independent institute that employs 1,200 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at sanfordburnham.org.

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