‘Research autopsy’ helps scientists study why certain cancer therapies stop working

A new research study at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) turns cancer scientists into molecular detectives, searching for clues for why certain cancers are able to spread and evolve by studying tissues collected within hours of death.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Awarded $5 Million for Research on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (RFK IDDRC), which has been at the forefront of research on normal and abnormal brain development for more than 50 years.

WHERE TROUBLE STARTS

In the earliest hours of your embryonic status, cells were developing and multiplying, critical processes were starting up, networks were connecting and genetic codes — for better or worse — were directing the whole project.

That early development is the focus of University of Delaware biologist Shuo Wei’s research. Now his work has won more than $1.8 million in support from the National Institutes of Health.