Dr. Vale’s research has focused on molecular motor proteins, nature’s nano-scale machines that convert chemical energy into directed movement. Presented by Dr. Ronald Vale, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipient. (2019)
While chemotherapy and radiation are essential treatments for overcoming medulloblastoma , finding new ways to treat the disease more effectively could lessen the later-in-life impacts of treatment and ensure more children survive.
A team that includes Dr. Poul Sorensen, an investigator with the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children's Hospital, has won an award from the American Association for Cancer Research
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