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Daniel F. Hayes, M.D., received the Brinker Award for Clinical Research from Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization. The award recognizes physician-scientists for their work to drive discoveries and improve breast cancer patient outcomes.
Three Rogel Cancer Center researchers have received new grants from the American Cancer Society for projects focused on cervical cancer screening, genetic testing and glioblastoma. The grants, which include a Research Scholar Grant to Diane Harper and two postdoctoral fellow grants, total $1.16 million.
With a new $3.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, a team of Rogel Cancer Center researchers will develop new tools to detect changes in precancerous lesions that are likely to become oral cancers. When detected early, this type of head and neck cancer can be curable.
Researchers from the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center have developed a monitoring system using a research genetics program to trigger alerts about cancer patients suspected to have the DPYD gene variant.
Rogel Cancer Center faculty and trainees will lead more than three dozen presentations, posters and moderated sessions at the American Society of Hematology 2023 annual meeting. This year’s meeting will be held in-person and virtually in San Diego, California. Find a list of U-M presenters and other resources for attendees.