A collaborative research team at The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and Clinical Directors Network (CDN) has received a $2.8 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study a home-based intervention to prevent recurrence of a community-acquired drug-resistant Staphylococcal aurea infection (MRSA).
June 1, 2015 | TRI-I
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College Form Pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. (Tri-I TDI)
In October of 2013, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College formed the pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. (Tri-I TDI) and partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd, to expedite early-stage drug discovery leads to novel therapeutics that will impact human health.
June 1, 2015 | Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
C. David Allis wins the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
For his foundational research on the unexpected regulation of gene activation by modifications to proteins that package DNA, work with implications for many diseases including cancer, Rockefellerís C. David Allis has been honored with the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
Allis, Joy and Jack Fishman Professor and head of the Laboratory of Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics, was one of six life scientists to receive the prize at a gala awards ceremony in November 2014 at NASAís Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California.
June 1, 2015 | Wolf Prize
Jeffrey Ravetch wins Wolf Prize in Medicine
Jeffrey V. Ravetch, head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology at Rockefeller University, was named a recipient of the 2015 Wolf Prize in Medicine
June 1, 2015 | National Academy of Sciences
Leslie Vosshall and Jean-Laurent Casanova Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Two Rockefeller scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Leslie B. Vosshall, Robin Chemers Neustein Professor and head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, has been named a member, and Jean-Laurent Casanova, senior attending physician, professor, and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, has been named a foreign associate.