Tag Cancer

Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies awarded $8.6 million NIH grant

November 3, 2008

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) has been awarded a second grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to continue its role as a leader in cancer communication research.

T cell immunity enhanced by timing of interleukin-7 therapy

February 1, 2008

That the cell nurturing growth factor interleukin-7 can help ramp up the ability of the immune system to remember the pathogenic villains it encounters is well known.

Fishing for new anti-inflammatory, cancer drugs

April 10, 2007

Though cell movement and migration in the body play a central role in mediating injury and disease, including inflammatory responses and cancer metastasis, drugs designed to stifle cells’ nomadic tendencies are scarce. A new interdisciplinary research project funded by the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery seed grant program seeks to develop a novel drug-discovery process that may start to fill this gap.