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Karmanos awards American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants to cancer investigators
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Detroit Tigers and Karmanos Cancer Institute team up for Third Annual Pink Out the Park Friday, Sept. 12
Monday, July 14, 2014
Karmanos dermatologist, patient to appear as part of actress Jane Seymour’s national PBS series
Monday, June 30, 2014
Karmanos researcher accepts role shaping scientific research at NIH
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Haley S. Thompson, Ph.D., associate professor in the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, has accepted an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Societal and Ethical Issues in Research (SEIR) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.

Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 21st Annual Partners events honor Mary Kay and Keith Crain
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hidden Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 21st Annual Partners events, a signature fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos’ exceptional cancer care and cutting-edge research. This year’s honorees are Mary Kay and Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, Inc. The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at Franklin Hills Country Club. Partners Night will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Detroit Public Library.
Karmanos Cancer Center receives Women’s Choice Award as one of nation’s best cancer hospitals
Friday, June 13, 2014
Karmanos Cancer Institute promotes cancer research, treatment efforts to estate, financial planners
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Dr. Sharon Helmer answered mammogram questions Wednesday, May 28, 2014 on WDIV’s Local 4 News
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Hidden Sharon Helmer, M.D., clinical service chief of the Imaging Department and medical director of Breast Imaging at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, appeared on WDIV’s Local 4 Morning Newscast on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Karmanos Cancer Center specialists test Google Glass to promote better patient care
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Oncology professor using R01 grant to explore origins of common adult onset diseases
Monday, May 12, 2014

Melissa Runge-Morris, M.D., professor in the Department of Oncology at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and director of the Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (IEHS) at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, was awarded a five-year, nearly $2 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences section of the National Institutes of Health to explore determinants of susceptibility in common diseases such as diabetes, atherosclerotic heart disease and various cancers.

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