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2013

Dec 12, 2013:  Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Recognizes Outstanding Partners in Academia and Industry

July 18, 2013: Deadliest Cancers May Respond to New Drug Treatment Strategy

April 3, 2013: Grand MMTI Fellow, Dr. Michael Pourdehnad, awarded the 2013 AACR-Millennium Fellowship in Lymphoma Cancer Research to advance his work on determining the role of oncogenic translational factors in multiple myeloma drug-resistance.

2012

June 14, 2012: Cancer’s Next Magic Bullet May Be Magic Shotgun

April 15, 2012: AACR Inducts Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (hon) as President

April 2, 2012: UCSF’s Frank McCormick now leads world’s largest cancer research association

February 22, 2012: Cancer Research Shows Promise of New Drugs

 

2011

December 23, 2011: A cancer drug company founded by UCSF Professor Kevan Shokat, PhD, has been acquired for $190 million

December 22, 2011: Peter Walter Awarded €100,000 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize in 2012 for Uncovering How Cells Cope with Stress

September 27, 2011: Peter Walter Awarded Otto Warburg Medal

April 20, 2011: Kevan Shokat Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

March 30, 2011: James Wells receives the Bristol-Myers Squibb Smissman Awards

March 22, 2011: AACR Names Frank McCormick New President-Elect

 

2010

July 29, 2010: Frank McCormick is Honored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology

July 19, 2010: UCSF Spinoff Calithera Shows Promise of Translational Research

July 7, 2010: Mission Bay Capital invests in UCSF cancer therapy spinoff with technology licensed from the laboratory of Jim Wells

June 9, 2010: A One-Stop Shop for Myeloma Research

April 9, 2010: Wells wins ASBMB-Merck Award

March 16, 2010: Blocking Cancer in its Path: New Cellular Defect Discovered

 

2009

July 2009: $2M Gift from Grands Launches Multiple Myeloma Initiative

May 1, 2009: Kevan Shokat elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 8, 2009: Peter Walter Wins Gaidner International Award