Grants, Awards, & Books


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Grants

Public Release: 18-Oct-2018
City of Hope's Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., awarded $3.8 million by CIRM
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) today awarded City of Hope's Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, $3.8 million to develop chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells. The treatment will also use the cytomegalovirus vaccine to stimulate the immune system to proliferate and maintain the CAR T cells.
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Contact: Letisia Marquez
lemarquez@coh.org
626-218-3398
City of Hope

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Awards

Public Release: 19-Oct-2018
Maureen E. Lyon, Ph.D., ABPP, lauded for outstanding excellence in advance care planning
Maureen E. Lyon, Ph.D., ABPP, a principal investigator at Children's Center for Translational Science, will be honored with a "Recognition Award for Excellence and Innovation in Research" by Respecting Choices for outstanding excellence in patient-centered advance care planning and shared decision-making.

Contact: Diedtra Henderson
dhenderso2@childrensnational.org
443-610-9826
Children's National Health System

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Books

Public Release: 19-Oct-2018
The terrible yet unrecognized toll violence takes on children
Joy Osofsky, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at LSU Health New Orleans, is the co-editor of a new two-volume handbook being called a must-read for families, those who work with children and policymakers. 'Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Children,' Praeger Publishers, ABC-CLIO, 2018, details the implications of the types of traumas that occur at the individual, family, community and national levels on children, as well as strategies to build resilience.

Contact: Leslie Capo
lcapo@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-4806
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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