Announcements

2006 Announcements

Discovery Sheds Light on Antibody Formation and Lymphoma

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IDI Senior Investigator Fred Alt, Ph.D., and research fellow Ali Zarrin, Ph.D., have reported in Science Express that a general mechanism for repairing broken chromosomes plays a key role in enabling immune B cells to produce a vast… Read Full Article »

Sixth Annual CBRI Retreat

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The Immune Disease Institute for Biomedical research held its sixth annual scientific retreat from Sunday, September 10th through Tuesday September 12, 2006 at the Sea Crest Hotel in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

The three-day event, organized by IDI Investigator Tomas… Read Full Article »

Alt Receives Knudson Award

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Dr. Frederick W. Alt, Ph.D., Scientific Director of the Immune Disease Institute and Senior Investigator at the Institute, has been named the recipient of the 11th Alfred G. Knudson Award for Excellence in Cancer Genetics from the National… Read Full Article »

CBRI and Research Partners Win $6.25 Million Grant to Battle Lymphoma

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Four Boston research institutions, under the leadership of The Immune Disease Institute, have received a $6.25 million grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, to develop potential new therapies for B-cell lymphomas. The SCOR (Specialized Center for Research)… Read Full Article »

Aplastic Anemia Award

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The Aplastic Anemia Foundation of America, New England Region, has awarded $30,000 to the Immune Disease Institute for the research of Irina Mazo, M.D., Ph.D. The grant will purchase a fluorescent stereo microscope employed in the study of… Read Full Article »

CBRI's Hidde Ploegh Wins Belgian Health Prize

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Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D., senior investigator at the Immune Disease Institute, has been awarded the prestigious InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize for 2006. The prize was given for outstanding achievements on the theme of "Immunology and/or Infectious Diseases," and specifically… Read Full Article »

CBRI and Alnylam Announce Technology Deal

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The Immune Disease Institute is proud to announce a new technology licensing agreement between Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a leading RNA interference therapeutics company, and the laboratory of Senior Investigator Judy Lieberman, M.D., Ph.D.

Alnylam obtained rights to RNA… Read Full Article »

CBRI President in the News

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Dr. Baldwin looks at the resurgence of antique diseases and U.S. vaccination policies in Newsweek Online. Read the full story.

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Mice may provide clues to aging process

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This story, entitled "Mice may provide clues to aging process", recently aired on New England Cable News.

In a new paper in Cell, appearing January 27, 2006, the Sirt6 gene has been linked to acute degenerative processes associated… Read Full Article »