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  • $4.3-million grant to CFRI-led national childhood cancer research team

    April 11, 2012
    The federal government announced today $4.3 million in funding to a national childhood cancer research team led by principal investigator Dr. Kirk Schultz. The team will assess biomarkers to identify children at risk of adverse effects of cancer treatments and to predict potential long-term complications. Studies will focus on biomarkers associated with hearing loss, kidney failure, blood clotting problems, and a type of tissue rejection called chronic graft-versus host disease that can occur after bone marrow transplantation.
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