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Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced that it has awarded $500,000 in grant funding to both Aileron Therapeutics and Astex Therapeutics through its 2008 MMRF Biotech Investment Awards. The MMRF Biotech Investment Awards represent a multi-year research grant commitment to fund the early-stage drug development ...
. Due to the fundamental nature of the system affected, multiple myeloma manifests systemic symptoms that make it difficult to diagnose. Myeloma is generally thought to be incurable, but remissions may be induced with steroids , chemotherapy , thalidomide and stem cell transplants . There were 15,270 cases ...
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Support and Innovation
When Kathy Giusti was diagnosed in 1996 with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cell, she was discouraged by the lack of interest—financial and otherwise—in the disease. “There were no treatment innovations in the pipeline,” Kathy says, “and little to no interest in research investment in the disease.” As a ... market research, surveys and trends
Upcoming Medical RFPs
Postings from the Dartmouth College Office of Sponsored Projects. Topics include new funding opportunities as well as other announcements and news items regarding sponsored projects at Dartmouth College. Title: Point-of-Care Diagnostics Grant Initiative Sponsor: Grand Challenges in Global Health URL: ... market research, surveys and trends
More Comparing & Contrasting "Bank On A Cure" With The Newer ...
I ran a series of articles in mid-November about two genetic research programs, the IMF's supported "Bank On A Cure," and MMRF's "Genomics Initiative." I was a bit confused by what seemed to be a duplication of research. Why did the MMRF see the need to start a similar research ...

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Multiple Myeloma ...
NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) are deeply saddened by the loss of MMRF and MMRC Board Member and dear friend Frederick Joseph. He passed on November 27, 2009, following a courageous battle with ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Notes | Facebook
The MMRF is fortunate to hear from patients and families who have reached important milestones that they could not have imagined at the time of their diagnosis. Learning about these milestones - many of which were made possible with the new treatments the MMRF helped to bring patients - inspires our team to work ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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A malignant proliferation of abnormal plasma cells that populate the marrow-containing bones of the body. The affected plasma cells produce myeloma protein, a monoclonal antibody that replaces normal antibodies in the blood, thereby increasing susceptibility  Research Foundation ( MMRF MMRF Multiple Myeloma ...
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Research and Clinical Observations of MM Terminal Patients by Bio-Gal Suggests That Treatment with Erythropoietin Suppresses the Disease, Prolonging and Improving the Patients' Lives. - XTL is Commencing Preparations to Begin a Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Multiple Myeloma Patients - Under the Transaction, XTL Received $1.5 Million in Cash XTL has announced that their purchase of Bio-Gal was completed successfully. Under the terms of the purchase, XTL has obtained the exclusive license for the rights to a use-patent on Erythropoietin for the treatment of multiple myeloma patients, against an allocation of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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By mid-afternoon last Friday, residents, city officials and cops from all over the South Bay faced a two-hour wait at the Joslyn Community Center in Manhattan Beach to donate blood in the name of MBPD officer Mark Vasquez. For the last three years, Vasquez, 35, has faced a roller coaster battle with multiple myeloma, a rare cancer of the plasma cells. By the day’s end, 160 of Vasquez’ friends, family, co-workers and complete strangers collectively donated 120 pints of blood in support of a man who is described as always having a smile on his face. “I’m overwhelmed with this turnout,” said MBPD Rod Chief Uyeda. “This is light. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) seeks proposals for the 2009 Seniors Award Program, an initiative supporting researchers with more than five ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
About the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation | (203) 229-0464 | info@themmrf.org ... The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) was founded in 1998 by ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Executive Director and Chief ...
Dec 17, 2008 ... The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) was established in 1998 as a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization by twin ...
Evolving Care for Multiple Myeloma
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Employee Education System (EES), the Pharmacy Benefits Management Services, and the VA Medical Advisory Panel (PBM-MAP), in cooperation with the Southern California Institute for Research and Education (SCIRE), and with acknowledgment from the VHA Oncology Field Advisory ...
Cancer research partnership between UCSF, MMRF to drive drug ...
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) have established the Stephen and Nancy Grand Multiple Myeloma Translational Initiative, a research collaboration dedicated to translating basic science discoveries into new candidate drugs for testing in clinical ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: Multiple Myeloma (Cancer)
Hi peterslewisofchicago-ga, and thanks for your question. My condolences if you or a loved one are afflicted with multiple myeloma. As usual, this is not a substitute for professional medical advice or direct medical examination and treatment. Having worked in the oncology field, I think I have some insight ...
Multiple myeloma life expectancy? - Yahoo! Answers
my Father was diagnosed with MM 4 months ago, he is only 43 and thats very young for this type of cancer. The doctors caught it in the final stage (stage 3 for this type) and they only think that he had the cancer for a very short time, approx. 6 months. He is missing parts of his ribs, coller bone, and spine. ...
Google Answers: multiple myeloma specialists
Hello again Madison5, I realize that the list of specialists that I gave you is not as comprehensive as you may require, however each physician is an expert in multiple myeloma and they have excellent qualifications. I did additional research and perhaps this alternative might be of your interest. ...