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2020 AACR Team Science Awards

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to Recognize The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Founding Members and Current Project Team

Tom Kurtz, President and CEO of Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW) is delighted to announce that Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Hai Hu is among those who were recognized with the 2020 American …

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9 MHSRS 2020 Abstracts Accepted

Congratulations to the 9 abstracts that were accepted for a virtual poster presentation at the 2020 Military Health System Research Symposium. 

MHSRS

Praveen-Kumar Raj-Kumar, Lori A. Sturtz, Albert J. Kovatich, Brenda Deyarmin, Jeffrey A. Hooke, Leigh Fantacone-Campbell, Anupama Praveen-Kumar, Jianfang Liu, James Craig , Leonid Kvecher, Jennifer Kane, Jennifer Melley, Stella Somiari, Stephen C. …

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Windber Institute launches COVID-19 Antibody Research Project

Article by: Randy Griffith Photo by: Thomas Slusser Reprinted with permission from The Tribune-Democrat

Scientists at Windber’s renowned research institute are gaining inspiration from the organization’s earliest days to address today’s COVID-19 pandemic while looking to the future. Researchers at Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine are working with Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s …

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Two abstracts accepted for a poster presentation at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Congratulations to the two abstracts that were accepted for a poster presentation at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium®, December 10-14, 2019: Dr. Praveen-Kumar Raj-Kumar “Evaluation of laser microdissected primary breast tumors for RNA Seq over bulk processing and validated with cohort control” Mr. Jianfang Liu “Breast cancer treatment and association with clinicopathologic features …

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CSSIMMW 1st Annual Cookout for Cancer

CSSIMMW held its 1st Annual Cookout for Cancer on August 24, 2019. The Archery Community was honored as the recipient of the Taunia Oechslin Community Advocate for Breast Cancer Research Award. A plaque will be placed in the CSSIMMW lobby to commemorate the honor. Jesse Broadwater, multi-award-winning world champion archer, known for his generous spirit, …

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Five CSSIMMW employees attended the 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium

Five attended the 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium. The 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) was held from Monday, 19 Aug through Thursday, 22 Aug 2019. The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting. It provides a venue for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development. The MHSRS …

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