We are a cancer research laboratory located in the Center for Health Disparities & Molecular Medicine at Loma Linda University's School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA.  We are dedicated to serving our society through rigorous cancer-focused research and the training of students and post-doctoral fellows to be outstanding scientists. We study the inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) protein survivin and specifically how it lends to the aggressive nature of the many cancer types that are associated with it.  It is our desire to see a cure to cancer in our life time.
It is our mission to advance the understanding of cancer, and
train and inspire the next generation of scientists.
April 17-21, 101st annual American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting, Washington DC.  Dr. Salma Khan and Jessica Jutze presented posters of their most current work.

On February 16, 2010 Jessica Slater, a 3rd year graduate student in our laboratory presented and defended her thesis proposal entitled, "The Effects of Survivin on T Lymphocytes".  Congratulations to Jessica on her candidacy!

On February 2, 2010, the 6th annual Hirschberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Symposium was held at UCLA.

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