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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
Plans Move Ahead for Grow Dat Youth Farm
Alumna Johanna Gilligan, an Urban Innovator fellow, works to improve the regional food system with help from architecture students.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Trailblazing Faculty Promote Service-Learning Courses
Psychology faculty members are honored for their contributions to service learning at Tulane.

$2 million grant expands minority access to cancer trials

Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane, will lead the $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. 

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Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane, says the $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will help overcome historic barriers that have prevented minority accruals to clinical research trials in the past. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

October 4, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu 

Tulane University School of Medicine will use a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to increase the number of minority patients enrolled in clinical trials for new cancer therapies, led by Dr. William “Rusty” Robinson, head of gynecologic oncology at Tulane.

The Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program (MB-CCOP) grant is part of a national effort to support community-based cancer trials that bring in racial and ethnic groups typically underrepresented in clinical research. The Tulane MB-CCOP is one of 17 across the country. More...

 

 

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