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UF researchers developing new cancer immunotherapy drug

UF pharmacy researchers have found a potential new way of targeting a population of immune-suppressive T cells that could possibly benefit a large population of cancer patients, including those who will not respond to other immunotherapies.

Dr. Laura Hanold receives UFHCC Research Symposium trainee award

Postdoctoral associate Laura E. Hanold, Ph.D., won a UF Health Cancer Center trainee award at the organization’s Virtual Research Symposium, Dec. 8-10. Hanold, whose faculty mentor is medicinal chemistry professor Jane Aldrich, Ph.D., was one of 14 trainee winners from the university’s health colleges. Laura Hanold, Ph.D. Hanold’s…

Graduate student Kelton Schleyer wins UFHCC pre-doctoral award

Kelton Schleyer, a medicinal chemistry graduate student in Dr. Lina Cui’s lab, is one of five health college students to receive a 2020 UF Health Cancer Center, or UFHCC, award. The $10,000 award recognizes and supports outstanding predoctoral candidates conducting innovative cancer research. Kelton Schleyer Schleyer’s research develops molecular probes…