See also our related blogs for the Keller Laboratory and the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Monday, May 23, 2011

US News & World Reports 2011 Ranking

The OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital has been ranked in the Top 50 of Children's Hospitals nationwide, with special recognition in the specialties of Cancer, Cardiology and heart surgery, Diabetes and endocrinology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology and neurosurgery, Pulmonology and Urology.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Upcoming Knight Seminar Speakers

OHSU Main Hospital 8th Floor Conference Room 8B60

4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2011
James M. Ford, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine
Targeting DNA Repair for the Treatment & Prevention of Triple‐Negative Breast Cancer
hosted by Charles Lopez, MD, PhD, Cell & Developmental Biology ‐ OHSU
4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011
William Stratford May, Jr. , MD, PhD
Henry E. Innes Professor of Cancer Research
UF Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida
TNK1/KOS1: A Protein Tyrosine Kinase with a Tumor Suppressor Function
hosted by Jeffrey Tyner, PhD, Knight Cancer Institute

Thursday, May 19, 2011

NYT: Parent & Child Patient Voices

New Year Times staff Karren Barrow, David Ahntholz, Kevin Moloney and Michael Stravato have created an heartwarming and heartbreaking collection of vignettes in the voices of children with cancer, and their parents.  These articulate families relate how far childhood cancer treatment has come, but in some cases how urgently new research is needed.  For the stories, click here.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Tumor Bank & Registry Launches

Our sincere thanks to Miriam Douhit and the entire multidisciplinary team who made possible the IRB-approved protocol, Childhood Cancer Registry for Familial and Sporadic Tumors [CCURE-FAST].  This Tumor Bank & Registry offers families the opportunity to have leftover tissue be used for childhood cancer research.