Charles Ishak working in the lab

Charles Ishak, PhD candidate and first author on this study

The Retinoblastoma protein (pRB) has long been studied for its role in cell growth and the prevention of cancer. In a new Lawson Health Research Institute study, scientists have discovered that pRB plays another, larger role with the potential to enhance therapies for cancer and other diseases such as HIV.

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The Retinoblastoma protein (pRB) has long been studied for its role in cell growth and the prevention of cancer. In a new Lawson Health Research Institute study, scientists have discovered that pRB plays another, larger role with the potential to enhance therapies for cancer and other diseases such as HIV.

Dr. Amit Garg on stage at the ASN's annual meeting

Dr. Amit Garg (right) was presented with the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award at the society’s annual meeting, ASN Kidney Week 2016.

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has honoured Dr. Amit Garg by presenting him with the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award.

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The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has honoured Dr. Amit Garg by presenting him with the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award during the society’s annual meeting, ASN Kidney Week 2016, held in November.  More than 13,000 kidney health professionals from around the world gathered in Chicago, Illinois for the world’s premier nephrology meeting. 

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