Congratulations to Kristen Munoz for being awarded a position on the NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant

A Phase 1b clinical trial of PAC-1 for glioblastoma patients has begun.  See new listing on clinicaltrails.gov, and watch news story.

Congratulations to graduate student Martin Chavez and undergraduate Amanda Cowfer for being awarded NSF Research Fellowships!

Congratulations to former graduate student Dr. Michelle Richter for the ACS Scarborough Award for Graduate Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry! See mention of Michelle in Boston Globe story.

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Riley for being awarded an F32 postdoctoral fellowship from the NIH!

Congratulations to Riley Svec for being awarded a position on the NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Tasker for being awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation!

The FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation to PAC-1!

The Phase 1 clinical trial of PAC-1 in human cancer patients has begun! See listing on clinicaltrials.gov, listen to the interview, watch a PBS documentary about comparative oncology including PAC-1, and watch the CBS Chicago report

Congratulations to Sarah Perlmutter for receiving a NSF Predoctoral Graduate Research Fellowship!


Evi Llabani receives the inaugural C*Star Fellowship!

Vanquish Oncology, Inc. announces multimillion dollar investment to move PAC-1 to human clinical trials for cancer patients. See news article

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