Oh receives medical research grants

Stephen Oh, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award and a Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, both totaling $486,000, for research titled “Targeting Aberrant Signaling Pathways in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.”

New center aims to use immune system to fight cancer, other diseases

A new center at the School of Medicine will help scientists use the power of the immune system to fight infections and cancers. The Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs is part of BioMed21, Washington University’s initiative to accelerate basic science discoveries into improved diagnosis and treatment for patients.