the Most of Lymphopenia: Study at TSRI Suggests Powerful New
Way to Treat Cancer
A study undertaken by investigators at TSRI suggests
a new, potentially more effective way to battle cancerhit
the immune system with cancer vaccines or cancer cells when
it's down and it will bounce back swinging harder than ever
against those cancer cells.
Leads AIDS Vaccine Initiative
TSRI Professor Dennis Burton will lead a new consortium
of HIV/AIDS laboratories, brought together by the nonprofit
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to speed the discovery
of a vaccine to prevent AIDS.
Scientists Receive Seed Funding for Breast Cancer Research
TSRI investigators Flavio Grynszpan and Vito Quaranta
were awarded seed funding from the California Breast Cancer
Research Program for design of breast cancer drugs. The award
is part of a pool of money from the tobacco settlement earmarked
for breast cancer and set aside to fund innovative research
that has the potential to have a high impact.
of Athens Awards Theofilopoulos Honorary Degree
TSRI Professor Argyrios Theofilopoulos has received
an honorary doctorate in medicine from the University of Athens
Becomes Pupil for the Summer
High school teacher Paul Messier, 2002 Diekman
Fellow, says his summer internship at TSRI is intense, international,
and exactly how he should be spending his summer break.
Genetic ID of Lupus
TSRI investigators Argyrios Theofilopoulos and Dwight Kono
are trying to elucidate the causes of lupus, a chronic, inflammatory
autoimmune disease, and find possible targets for intervention.