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Mar

Eyes on the Prize: Developing Better Treatments for Uveal Melanoma

Uveal melanoma arises in the eye, in contrast to the more widely known skin melanoma, and it often spreads to the liver, where it becomes highly resistant to treatment. Researchers from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health (SKCC) in Philadelphia and Columbia University in New York have teamed up to investigate the efficacy …

30
Mar

2017 Ocular Melanoma Foundation–AACR Fellowship Awarded to Vivian Chua

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is pleased to announce that Vivian Chua, PhD, has been awarded a 2017 Ocular Melanoma Foundation–American Associate for Cancer Research (AACR) Fellowship for her project, “Novel Epigenetic Targeting Approaches in Uveal Melanoma.” This one-year, $50,000 grant recognizes the significant impact of Dr. Chua’s research, its relevance to the …