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  Cancer center network launched  
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  Unusual toy use is autism clue  
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  Key to aggressive breast cancer found  
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  Environmental reasons for dating violence  
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  Clue to unexplained deaths of epilepsy patients  
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  Gates Foundation funds TB study  
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  Another antibiotic-overuse consequence  
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  Molecule targeting brain tumors found  
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  Reducing potential nerve damage  
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  Starving pancreatic cancer cells  
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  UC Davis discovery offers hope for treating kidney cancer  
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Diet cuts return of breast cancer in women without hot flashes

 
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Stem cell research funding

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The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded researchers Alice F. Tarantal and Kit S. Lam $842,149 and $835,540 respectively under its new Tools and Technologies Awards grant program. The funds support work that creates new techniques and capabilities for stem cell research or that expands upon existing technologies. Tarantal, professor of pediatrics and director of the Center of Excellence in Translational Human Stem Cell Research, is looking at utilizing clinical in vivo imaging technology for stem cell research. Lam, professor of medicine and chief of oncology and hematology, is focusing on a state-of-theart method of identifying synthetic molecules that bind to receptors on the surface of stem cells.

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