Inhibiting protein in pancreatic tumors slows down cancer growth and increases survival rates

Dec. 16, 2020- 
Georgetown University, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators have identified a protein that when removed from the body may help pancreatic cancer patients live longer. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of the disease and has the lowest survival rate. Because the tumors are solid, many modern chemotherapies to destroy the tumor do...

Randles receives National Institutes of Health award to pursue cancer research

Oct. 10, 2014- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles has received a Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).The NIH Common Fund award provides funding to encourage exceptional young scientists to pursue "high risk, high reward" independent research in biomedical and behavioral science. Randles will receive about $2.5 million...