MIT Biology News for Susan Lindquist

October 10, 2016
Professor Susan Lindquist, Accomplished and Beloved Scientist, has Died at Age 67
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August 08, 2016
Prof. Susan Lindquist wins Albany Medical Center Prize
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Three pioneering researchers whose work in modern biology has implications for Alzheimer's disease, cancer and other devastating illnesses will share this year's $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Biomedicine and Biomedical Research.
August 08, 2012
Heat-shock factor reveals its unique role in supporting highly malignant cancers
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Whitehead Institute researchers have found that an ancient, highly conserved cell survival factor drives expression of a specific set of genes that is strongly associated with metastasis and death in patients with breast, colon, and lung cancers.
May 05, 2012
Lindquist lab and Dana Farber begin clinical trial using HSP90 inhibitor and hormonal therapy to treat breast cancer
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May 05, 2012
Susan Lindquist receives ASCB EB Wilson Medal
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February 02, 2012
Lindquist Lab: Prions play powerful role in the survival and evolution of wild yeast strains
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November 11, 2008
Susan Lindquist wins HHMI Collaborative Innovation Award
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Whitehead Member and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Susan Lindquist has been awarded a Collaborative Innovation Award, part of a four year, $40 million pilot project launched by the HHMI.
November 11, 2008
New clue emerges for cellular damage in Huntington’s disease
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Huntington’s disease is caused by misfolded and clumped proteins that interfere with the cell’s protein quality control, which may lead to cellular toxicity and eventually cell death.
June 06, 2008
Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist honored with Harvard Centennial Medal
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Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist has been awarded a Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Centennial Medal from Harvard University, given annually to graduate alumni who have made exceptional contributions to society.
March 03, 2008
Susan Lindquist receives Otto Warburg Medal
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Award recognizes contributions to understanding of neurological disease.
February 02, 2008
Susan Lindquist receives Genetics Society of America Medal
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The medal is given for outstanding contributions in the field of genetics during the past 15 years.