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Sunday, April 18, 2004  Chronic Care
A cure may not be the only path to a happy ending. What if you could live with cancer for many years by taking drugs with few side effects? That's Dr. Robert Kerbel's dream. He and his team are working to turn advanced cancer into a chronic disease that can be controlled, like diabetes.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Sunday, April 18, 2004  Deconstructing T Cell Development
Remarkably, there now is a way to create T cells from stem cells in a Petri dish, thanks to SWRI senior scientist Dr. Juan Carlos ZķŮiga-PflŁcker and his then-graduate student, Thomas Schmitt. In 2002, they did what previously was undoable.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Thursday, January 1, 2004  Dramatic Difference
Ross Gray develops untraditional ways to communicate the results of cancer research to patients, their families and health care professionals.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Thursday, January 1, 2004  Challenging the Known
Miles Johnston discovers how cerebrospinal fluid really exits the brain, pointing toward future improvements in treatment for hydrocephalus.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)
 
Thursday, January 1, 2004  Governor General's Gold Medal Award Winner at Sunnybrook
Lukasz Brzozowski, a new recruit to SRI, wins a prestigious prize for academic excellence for his doctoral thesis in photonics.  | PDF fileDownload story / full media release  (new window)