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UNM Takes Lead in Finding New Uses for Established Drugs

February 10, 2012 — The University of New Mexico is at the forefront of two powerful trends in drug development, experts here said. The first is an increasing emphasis on drug repurposing – finding new uses for established drugs. Think aspirin to lower heart attack risk, or ...

Psychiatry Receives Victor J. Teichner Award

February 10, 2012 — The University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry was selected for the Victor J. Teichner Award from the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. According ...

UNM Teach-in on Groundwater Contamination by Fuel at Kirtland AFB

November 21, 2011 — Faculty from the University of New Mexico Water Resources Program and College of Pharmacy will conduct a teach-in on the fuel plume underneath Kirtland Air Force Base and adjoining areas. The teach-in, to be held at the Cesar Chavez Community Center at 6 ...

UNM Cancer Center Physician, Nurses Win Acclaim

November 18, 2011 — The UNM Cancer Center's Doctor Julie Bauman and nurses Olivia Reynolds and Barbara Damron recently earned recognition in their fields from national organizations. Bauman, head and neck cancer specialist, is among just a handful of outstanding physicians ...

Turmeric-Derived Compound Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

November 08, 2011 — A synthetic version of a compound found in turmeric, called curcumin, has shown success in slowing and even stopping the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory. This synthetic compound, dubbed ca27, harnesses the anti-cancer potential of ...

UNM Researchers Identify Crucial Centimeter Around Breast Tumors

October 20, 2011 — New research shows that visually normal cells immediately surrounding breast tumors share key characteristics with their malignant neighbors. Scientists from the UNM Cancer Center have discovered that noncancerous tissue one centimeter – but not three or ...

Grant Supports Research of Targeted Breast Cancer Treatments

October 20, 2011 — The UNM Cancer Center received a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico to support innovative breast cancer research that could lead to more effective treatments. The grant funds Eric Prossnitz's research, developing molecular probes that ...

International Melanoma Experts Gather in Albuquerque for Meetings

October 19, 2011 — Melanoma experts from around the country and world will gather in Albuquerque Thursday-Friday, Oct. 20-21 to discuss the latest research into the rise and progression of this deadly disease. The Genes, Environment & Melanoma Study (GEM) is an ...

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