How liver cells become scarring, and worse

Zeroing in on hepatic myofibroblasts while simultaneously addressing the underlying cause(s) of liver damage may be the key to reversing liver fibrosis. A new review by David Brenner, M.D., describes the emerging therapeutic approach.

2023 Fishman Fund Award ceremony celebrates postdoctoral scholars

Three talented early-career researchers were presented with prestigious Fishman Fund Awards at the 22nd annual ceremony on September 20.

Scientific leaders of tomorrow present at 2023 Annual Trainee Symposium

An accomplished group of early-career researchers including postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and staff scientists showcased their work at Sanford Burnham Prebys’ 22nd Annual Trainee Research Symposium on Thursday, September 21st.

New grant funds study of very aggressive childhood brain cancers driven by circular pieces of DNA

Lukas Chavez, Ph.D., has received $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study how unique DNA circles found in cancer cells drive deadly pediatric brain tumors.

Svasti Haricharan joins the very first Stop & Talk podcast

Svasti Haricharan, Ph.D., was the first guest on Stop & Talk—a new podcast offered by The Conrad Prebys Foundation. In the broadcast, Svasti shares how she came to be a research leader in therapy-resistant breast cancer and how race affects clinical outcomes.