NEWS

November 2017

After 3+ years in the lab, today we bid farewell to Anthony Rizzo as he pursues new opportunities and adventures. Good luck in CO, Anthony!
October 2017

Check out the excellent review article by Drs. Mindy Graham and Alan Meeker on Telomeres and telomerase in prostate cancer development and therapy in Nature Reviews Urology.
June 2017

Dr. Mindy Graham recently was the Chair of the Gordon Research Seminar on Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Oligonucleotides and the co-organizer of the Power Hour at the Gordon Research Conference.
May 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mindy Graham for receiving an Honorable Mention award for Basic Research in the Annual SKCCC at Johns Hopkins Fellow Research Day!
May 2017

Dr. Jacqueline Brosnan-Cashman presents her latest research findings on the "Context-dependent effects of ATRX loss on telomere biology in glioma cells" at the Telomeres and Telomerase meeting at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
February 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Brosnan-Cashman for being selected to receive a NCI T32 postdoctoral training fellowship in cancer biology supported through the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health!
January 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mindy Graham for receiving a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for a postdoctoral fellowship from the NIH!
December 2016

Thank you to The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center for generously supporting our research! In collaboration with the Wood Laboratory, Dr. Heaphy recently received a pilot project grant to study telomere biology in patients with IPMN.
December 2016

The Bond Street Labs were recently highlighted in PathWays - the annual newsletter from the Department of Pathology at Johns Hopkins.
December 2016
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The laboratory of Dr. Fausto Rodriguez, in collaboration with our group, has uncovered additional genetic links to brain cancer cell growth.
September 2016
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Dr. Heaphy received the 2016 North American Neuroendocrine Tumors Society (NANETS) Basic/Translational Science Investigator Award. The award is sponsored by the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation with the generous support of the Margie & Robert E. Peterson Foundation. We are excited to be part of the NET research community!
August 2016
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Congratulations to Dr. Mindy Graham for being named one of the Chief Research Fellows for The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Postdoctoral Organization (C3PO).
July 2016
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Congratulations to our colleagues at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine, including Dr. Meeker, for receiving a Johns Hopkins Discovery Award to facilitate an interdisciplinary faculty team focusing on Cancer in Older Adults.
July 2016
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Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Brosnan-Cashman for receiving a research grant from the Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program to study high grade gliomas. The grant is co-funded by The Truth 365 and the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research.
May 2016
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Congratulations to Reza Zarinshenas for his acceptance into medical school! Reza is joining the Class of 2020 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
April 2016
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Congratulations to postdoctoral fellows, Drs. Mindy Graham and Jacqueline Brosnan-Cashman, for winning research awards at the annual Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology Young Investigators’ Day!
March 2016
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Dr. Heaphy presents on the molecular hallmarks of neuroendocrine tumor development during a plenary session at the 13th Annual European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
March 2016

The Castro/Lowenstein laboratory at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with our group, has developed a novel brain tumor model in mice that represents a new weapon in the fight against children's brain tumors.
February 2016
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Our recent study in collaboration with our colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health was highlighted in DISCOVERY, a publication of the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins.
July 2015
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Dr. Meeker, in collaboration with Dr. Philip Jordan at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, receives one of the inaugural 2015 Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards.
January 2015
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Our ongoing telomere research was recently highlighted in DISCOVERY, a publication of the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins.
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Dr. Heaphy receives a Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator award for his proposal to evaluate the telomere biomarker for individualized prostate cancer risk stratification and prognostication.
April 2014
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The MAGAZINE of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has written a story called Telomere Express that highlights our recent work published in Cancer Discovery.
January 2014
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Thank you to the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund! Dr. Heaphy was named the 2014 Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar as we continue to assess if abnormal telomere biology contributes to racial differences in prostate cancer.
April 2013
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The Pancreatic Cancer Sequencing Team in the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at Johns Hopkins, including Dr. Meeker, receives the Team Science Award from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)!
August 2011
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Our paper Altered telomeres in tumors with ATRX and DAXX mutations was recently highlighted in JAMA.
March 2011
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Congratulations to Dr. Heaphy for receiving the prestigious Stowell-Orbison Award at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting for his poster titled "Alternative lengthening of Telomeres in Human Carcinoma Subtypes".