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Hepatitis B Foundation’s ‘Nobel Challenge’ Raises $3 Million to Support Research for a Cure
Jan. 26 – The Hepatitis B Foundation announces the successful completion of its “Nobel Challenge” campaign, raising more than $3 million to recruit top scientists to its affiliated Baruch S. Blumberg Institute to fulfill its research mission - to find a
cure for hepatitis B. Read more.
Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Partners with The Commonwealth Medical College to Offer Innovative Graduate Program
Jan. 14 - The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, established by the Hepatitis B Foundation, announced today it will partner with The Commonwealth Medical College to offer the first life sciences graduate program in Bucks County, PA. Working professionals will be able to earn a Master's degree in Biological Sciences in 16 months during evening and weekend classes at the Blumberg Institute in Doylestown, PA. Read more.
Hepatitis B Foundation Leaders Help Shape National Plan to Eliminate Hepatitis B and C
Jan. 11, 2016 - Drs. Robert Gish and Chari Cohen of the Hepatitis B Foundation provide expert testimony to the National Academy of Medicine in support of a national strategy to eliminate chronic viral hepatitis in the United States by 2030. Read more
Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) Publishes Summary of Hepatitis B Foundation’s Liver Cancer Workshop
Dec. 2015 - The JNCI paper submitted by the Hepatitis B Foundation in collaboration with thought leaders in the field focused on improving screening and care for those with liver cancer related to chronic hepatitis B infections. The article, “Hepatitis-Associated Liver Cancer: Gaps and Opportunities to Improve Care,” has been published online and will appear in the NCI Journal’s print issue in April 2016. Read more.
The W. Thomas London Distinguished Professorship Established by the Hepatitis B Foundation and Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
Oct. 2015 - The named Professorship honors Dr. W. Thomas London (on left) who made transformational contributions to the discovery of the hepatitis B virus with Dr. Baruch Blumberg and dedicated his career to the study of the virus and care of those affected. Dr. Ju Tao Guo (on right) is the inaugural recipient of the new professorship. He serves as director of Experimental Therapeutics at the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, which was established by the Hepatitis B Foundation to fulfill its research mission. Read more.
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