News & Events

October 1, 2012

Fox 8 News at Noon Cleveland – Research may be taking us one step closer to a cure for lung cancer

July 18, 2012 Les Coleman was a non-smoker and led an active life fact of life. He was also a lifelong researcher so when the opportunity to join a clinical trial at Seideman Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center arose, he jumped on it. We thought that he […]
October 1, 2012

Dr. Goutham Narla awarded first Harrington Distinguished Scholar

University Hospitals Harrington Discovery Institute’s first Harrington Distinguished Scholar (Early Career Award) is Goutham Narla, MD, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Institute for Transformative Molecular Medicine, and a leading physician-scientist recruited from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. His laboratory focuses […]
October 1, 2012

Parents’ Testimonials

Deborah & Dennis Smith We vividly recall the day when Blake came home from his interview with Dr. Narla at Mount Sinai School of Medicine for a possible summer internship in 2010 through his high school’s science research program. From the interview alone, Blake was so impressed with Dr. Narla’s […]
October 1, 2012

Our Siemens Competition Winners

Blake Smith, Vickram Gidwani $30,000 Oceanside High School, Oceanside, New York, and Horace Mann High School, Bronx, New York Using novel small molecule derivatives to therapeutically modulate erlotinib-resistant lung adenocarcinoma – Biochemistry MENTOR: Dr. Goutham Narla, Mount Sinai School of Medicine “Our biochemistry project has the potential to regress the […]
September 14, 2012

RYU Opens a Snack Window; Num Pang Gives Back With Floyd Cardoz

Num Pang is teaming up with Floyd Cardoz to benefit charity as a part of their Chefs Give Back series. Both Num Pang shops will serve the Cardoz Pang — black-pepper lamb braised in yogurt and spices on a toasted semolina baguette with chili yogurt, pickled red cabbage, carrots, cucumber, […]
June 3, 2012

Hope For Late-Stage Lung Cancer? Two-Drug Combo Activates Genes That Help Tumors Self-Destruct

A schizophrenia treatment might be the special ingredient in a one-two punch to combat late-stage lung cancer. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that the anti-psychotic medication trifluoperazine can reactivate a gene pathway involved in tumor suppression that’s normally turned […]