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Annual Event Connects NCI and FNL Technologies with Potential Partners

Posted 5/23/2019
FREDERICK, Md. -- Next month, the annual Technology Showcase will return to the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. The event attracts research innovators and business professionals who wish to learn about advanced technologies being developed at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Frederick National Laboratory (FNL).

More than 300 NCI…

New Technical Service Helps Identify Infusion Reaction Risk

Posted 5/7/2019
UPDATE: This service is no longer being offered as part of the Technical Service Program, but it is still available through a contractor Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (cCRADA). Learn more about the cCRADA program.

FREDERICK, Md. -- A new technical service offered by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research will help researchers…

Cancer Biology Conference to Show the Power of Imaging Science in Cancer Research

Posted 5/6/2019
FREDERICK, Md. -- Some of the world’s top experts in imaging and cancer biology will present the latest research in this growing field at the Leidos Biomedical Research and Hood College Imaging Science and Cancer Biology Symposium, June 21–23. Cancer researchers are invited to attend the conference, to be held on the Hood campus in Frederick, Md.

New imaging…

Cancer Researchers Can Store and Share Data Via Free Public-Access Repository Built and Run by FNL

Posted 4/7/2019
FREDERICK, Md. -- For Kedar Narayan, a little-known research tool is helping him meet a critical need in his work at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Narayan is a senior scientist and group lead at the Center for Molecular Microscopy. He investigates urgent problems in cancer biology by using emerging technologies to obtain high-resolution…

Top HIV/AIDS Researcher Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Posted 3/18/2019
FREDERICK, Md. -- As a deadly mystery disease with an unknown etiology caused worldwide panic in the early 1980s and quickly became an epidemic, Dr. Jeffrey Lifson was right in the middle of it.

He was a recent medical school graduate and cellular immunology fellow at Stanford Medical School where he saw early cases of what would become known as AIDS.

A Race Against the Unfolding Epidemic

Posted 3/18/2019
FREDERICK, Md. -- In the immunology lab at Stanford Hospital there was a sense of urgency to discover the culprit of the strange disease that caused rare cancers and infections, initially diagnosed among gay men. It was 1983, and the first signs of what would become the AIDS threat were outlined in a series of reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and…

Dr. Jeffrey Lifson Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Posted 3/13/2019
As a deadly mystery disease with an unknown etiology caused worldwide panic in the early 1980s and quickly became an epidemic, Dr. Jeffrey Lifson was right in the middle of it.

He was a recent medical school graduate and cellular immunology fellow at Stanford Medical School where he saw early cases of what would become known as AIDS.

After…

Frederick National Laboratory Scientists to Present Myriad of Studies at American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Posted 3/13/2019
ATLANTA – Investigators from the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research will update the cancer community on the National Cancer Institute’s RAS Initiative and share their latest work in clinical trials, bioinformatics and technology initiatives at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019.

More than 20 abstracts by FNL…

Frederick National Laboratory Scientists to Present Myriad of Studies at American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Posted 3/13/2019
ATLANTA – Investigators from the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research will update the cancer community on the National Cancer Institute’s RAS Initiative and share their latest work in clinical trials, bioinformatics and technology initiatives at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019.

More than 20 abstracts by FNL…

A Peaceful Transformation: The Origin of the Frederick National Laboratory

Posted 3/11/2019
"[The Frederick National Laboratory] tackles problems in ways that cannot be readily addressed by others. And it places new knowledge and solutions derived from its endeavors into the public domain..."

Frederick National Laboratory Director Ethan Dmitrovsky, M.D., National Cancer Institute Director Norman Sharpless, M.D., and National Cancer Institute…

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