03/24/2017

2016 Scientific Retreat – Location Map

The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 23rd Annual Scientific Retreat will be held from October 27 – 29, 2016 at: La Costa Hotel; 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 Click Here for Interactive Map and Floorplan

03/17/2017

2016 Scientific Retreat – Location Map

The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 23rd Annual Scientific Retreat will be held from October 27 – 29, 2016 at: La Costa Hotel; 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 Click Here for Interactive Map and Floorplan

01/26/2017

The 2016 State of Science Report is Now Available for Download

The 2016 State of Science Report is a summary of the presentations and discussions that took place at the 23rd Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Scientific Retreat, held in October, 2016, in Carlsbad, CA.  For the past twenty-three years, PCF has convened an Annual Scientific Retreat in order to bring together diverse.

12/01/2016

Top Stories of 2016: #5 Protein Discovery Offers New Hope for Lethal Prostate Cancer

Identifying the new “weak spots” in the “soft underbelly” of the most aggressive forms of prostate cancer is the ultimate PCF R+D finding. In 2016, two PCF research teams of over 50 scientists studying a protein called N-Myc, found a major vulnerable new drug target. They found this new weak.

10/24/2016

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2013

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2013 recipients are: 2013 Steve Wynn-PCF Young Investigator Emmanuel Antonarakis, MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Mentors: Michael Carducci, MD and Jun Luo, PhD Project Title: Understanding mechanisms of response and resistance to abiraterone (Zytiga) and enzalutamide (Xtandi) in men with metastatic castration-resistant.

10/24/2016

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2014

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2014 recipients are: 2014 Clay and Lynn Hamlin-PCF Young Investigator W. Nathaniel Brennen, PhD The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Mentors: John Isaacs, PhD, Charles Drake, MD, PhD Proposal Title: T cells Engineered to Selectively Deliver a PSA-activated Protoxin to Sites.

10/24/2016

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2016

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2016 recipients are: 2016 Elliot Abramowitz–PCF Young Investigator Award Rohit Bose, MD, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Mentor: Charles Sawyers, MD Proposal Title: Epigenetic Sensitization of Enzalutamide Response Description The androgen receptor (AR) is the primary driver of prostate cancer, and targeting AR is.

10/24/2016

Young Investigator Award Recipients—Class of 2008 (The Inaugural Class)

The PCF's Young Investigator awards are inspired by Donald S. Coffey, PhD, prostate cancer research director at Johns Hopkins for 40 years. He has mentored more than 50 scientists and physician-scientists and trained more than 30 of today's leading prostate cancer researchers. These awards provide career and project support for.

10/24/2016

Creativity Awards Recipients 2011

A rigorous peer review process vetted the 14 selected projects from a field of more than 200 applications representing leading institutions in 11 countries. Historically, 70 percent of such PCF awards have gone on to attract additional multi-year funding from PCF and other sources. These two-year awards are designed to support new.

10/24/2016

Creativity Awards Recipients 2009

Following a rigorous peer review process, PCF selected 10 Creativity Award recipients from more than 300 applications representing 105 institutions in 11 countries. The projects represent a range of research areas, from biomarkers for earlier and more precise detection and treatment to the development of new, nano-enabled therapeutics for metastases..