Sanford Burnham Prebys Cancer Center Open House highlights collaboration, innovation

Wanting to make its “groundbreaking” work in cancer approachable, the Sanford Burnham Prebys Cancer Center hosted an Open House Sept 27 at its campus on North Torrey Pines Road in La Jolla.

Emily Wu awarded Melvin and Phyllis McCardle Clause Scholarship

A scholarship program enabled by the Clause family’s generous donations to the Institute has been awarded to Jiaqian (Emily) Wu, a graduate student in the lab of Nicholas Cosford, Ph.D., co-director and professor of the Cancer Therapeutics Program.

Photo Gallery: Fishman Fund awards honors future research leaders

The La Jolla-based Sanford Burnham Prebys research institute celebrated its 2023 Fishman Fund Awards on Sept. 20 at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. The Fishman Fund Awards are given to exceptional postdoctoral scholars to support their research and help them develop into scientific leaders.

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.