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Kids Supporting Kids helps bring comfort to pediatric cancer patients

Kids Supporting Kids helps bring comfort to pediatric cancer patients

By Luke Frank | February 18, 2015
While David Lang’s professional mission at UNM is to help children relax before intensive chemotherapy or after grueling physical therapy, his personal mission is to raise funds for massage and acupuncture treatments that aren’t always covered by insurance. Some of the most talented young performers in the state are set to take the stage March 7 in Albuquerque for a show that will raise funds for the UNM Center for Life's Integrative Medicine Pediatrics Fund.
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Annual Santa Fe exhibit brings together art, science

Annual Santa Fe exhibit brings together art, science

By Michele Sequeira | February 16, 2015
Science and art will once again come together in Santa Fe next month, as University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers reveal the hidden beauty of living cells and the molecules that provide the essentials of life. The sixth-annual “Art of Systems Biology and Nanoscience" event, which showcases scientific images of nature, is set for March 27 and 28 at Peters Projects Gallery, 1011 Paseo de Peralta. The event is free and open to the public.
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UNM HSC launches health system campaign

UNM HSC launches health system campaign

December 16, 2014
The UNM Health Sciences Center has launched a new marketing campaign aimed at educating New Mexicans on its hospital system’s unique services and programs. The campaign, “Life Stories,” will highlight UNMH’s role as a leading teaching hospital and academic health center by sharing powerful and inspirational stories of some of the hospital's own patients.
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HSC TV series to highlight

HSC TV series to highlight "Life Stories"

December 05, 2014
Whether he's pedaling through the foothills on his mountain bike, working to set up a school for at-risk youth or spending time with his grandchildren, Carl Koestner lives life for the journey. But that journey took an unexpected turn when the retired school teacher was diagnosed with prostate cancer. No matter. With his wife, Martha,
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UNM Cancer Center trains next generation of scientists

UNM Cancer Center trains next generation of scientists

By Michele Sequeira | December 02, 2014
Starting a new scientific research program is like starting a new business. Both need to create a set of systems to track people, projects and money. But scientists’ formal training doesn’t always include business classes. To bridge this gap, Michelle Ozbun, PhD, at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center, is improving a program that helps new scientists learn nuances of conducting science.
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UNM Cancer Center wins $12 Million grant renewal for biology research

UNM Cancer Center wins $12 Million grant renewal for biology research

By Michele Sequeira | October 17, 2014
The Spatiotemporal Modeling Center (STMC) at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center recently won a 5-year $12 million grant renewal. The grant enables the STMC to continue its research in systems biology. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health uses this program to spur research nationwide in complex biological problems. The STMC is one of only 14 centers in the country that this program currently funds.
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UNM Cancer Center receives $7 million for clinical research

UNM Cancer Center receives $7 million for clinical research

By Michele Sequeira | September 29, 2014
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center won a 5-year $7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute’s National Community Oncology Research Program. The NCORP grant will strengthen and expand the clinical trials network in New Mexico. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) called the New Mexico NCORP “a model for community-based participatory cancer research” and said that it “is likely to have exceptional impact in clinical trial and cancer care delivery research.”
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Connecting people to possibility

Connecting people to possibility

By Michele Sequeira | July 26, 2014
Equally comfortable in the lab and in the clinic, Dr. Olivier Rixe’s face lights up as he talks about how he brings the discoveries of basic science to his cancer patients. Rixe recently joined the UNM Cancer Center as the associate director for clinical research and will help develop the early phase clinical trials and the neuro-oncology programs.
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UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

UNM cancer physician helps ease the pain for cancer survivors

By Michele Sequeira | June 23, 2014
Cancer survival can mean a new lease on life. But it can also mean chronic pain that in some cases is so severe, it prevents survivors from enjoying the life they fought so hard to preserve Fortunately, there are ways cancer survivors can find relief, says Esmé Finlay, MD, a University of New Mexico Cancer Center physician. She was among the authors of an article published this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology titled "Pain in Cancer Survivors."
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