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Entries from March 2019

TWiPO #75 - Interview with Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya

March 6th, 2019 · Comments

Host, Dr. Timothy Cripe from Nationwide Children's Hospital, along with co-host - Dr. Nilay Shah, are joined by Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya from Sanford Burnham Prebys in San Diego, CA. They discuss Dr. Wechsler-Reya's work including the process, benefits, and limitations of tumor models in mice, as well as research behind the humanized mouse model. They also discuss immune evasion - how one tumor type can grow in the presence of an immune system, while another one cannot. Listen in to learn more.

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Tags: DefaultTag · cancer · children · pediatric cancer · childhood cancer · medulloblastoma · research · immunotherapy · young adults · Advancement in Cancer Research

TWiPO #74 - Interview with Abby Rosenberg

March 6th, 2019 · Comments

TWIPO Host Tim Cripe, alongside co-hosts Ryan Roberts and Lisa Humphrey, engage in an insightful conversation with guest Abby Rosenberg, Director, Palliative Care and Resilience Research at Seattle Children's Research Institute.

Rosenberg, with Seattle Children’s colleague, Yi-Frazier, developed a promising systematic intervention program called PRISM (Promoting Resilience in Stress Management) for teens and young adults to better equip them with skills to manage their stress after a cancer diagnosis. PRISM has undergone pilot/feasibility studies and has received NIH funding for further study. Listen in to learn more.

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Tags: families · cancer · pediatric cancer · childhood cancer · young adults · stress