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National Cancer Institute award will aid UH-Hilo professor's research

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 16, 2012

~~<p>A University of Hawaii at Hilo researcher is embarking on a project to find a cure for a pediatric cancer that arises from nerve cells &mdash; a disease with a higher incidence among Native Hawaiians and other Native Americans compared to Caucasians.</p>
<p>UH-Hilo College of Pharmacy assistant professor Dana-Lynn Ko&lsquo;omoa-Lange, 41, received a five-year, $675,000 career development award from the National Cancer Institute to conduct the research.</p>
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A University of Hawaii at Hilo researcher is embarking on a project to find a cure for a pediatric cancer that arises from nerve cells — a disease with a higher incidence among Native Hawaiians and other Native Americans compared to Caucasians.

UH-Hilo College of Pharmacy assistant professor Dana-Lynn Ko‘omoa-Lange, 41, received a five-year, $675,000 career development award from the National Cancer Institute to conduct the research. Login for more...



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