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Undergraduate students publish research on the Von Hippel Lindau gene in highly cited international journal

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Yanting Luo Nd 20 And Louise Medina Bengtsson Nd 21

Yanting Luo (ND ’20) and Louise Medina Bengtsson (ND 21) are undergraduate co-first authors on their research on how defect in the Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene causes renal cancer, published in Scientific Reports this month.  Photo shows Yanting and Louise presenting VHL research at the 2019 Midwestern Metabolism Meeting. Congratulations to both and their mentor Dr. Xin Lu, Boler Assistant Professor.…

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Welcome Dr. Christopher Patzke John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor

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Christopher Patzke

Dr. Christopher Patzke joins CRND as John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor.

Christopher Patzke studied Biology at the Freie Universität in Berlin and the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. He received his PhD training in the laboratory of Dr. Fritz Rathjen at the Max-Delbrück-Center in Berlin and his postdoctoral training at the Stanford University in the laboratory of Dr. Thomas Südhof.…

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New penile cancer therapy by Lu Lab

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Xin Lu 700

Penile squamous cell carcinoma (PSCC) although rare in the US, contributes to a larger proportion of cancers in countries with developing economies.  A major barrier has been the lack of a good animal model to better understand and develop treatments for the disease.  In a paper published in Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15980-9.pdf

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