The LRG, in collaboration with the Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium and key opinion leaders among the GIST pathology community (with Dr. Brian Rubin taking the lead), played a significant role in changing CAP Guidelines. CAP Guidelines are protocols for pathologists to instruct them on the process of diagnosing a disease based on tumor tissue samples.
In early May, the LRG Research Team held a two-day in-person meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Cleveland Clinic, where I conduct my research. Two primary aims of the meeting were to work on [...]
LRG Research Team member Dr. Brian Rubin presents fellow team member Dr. Anette Duensing with the Jeroen Pit Science Award for her dedication to finding a cure for GIST through her outside-the-box tireless [...]
In addition to spending time catching up with fellow patients and caregivers and attending the myriad of useful workshops featured at Life Fest 2014, participants were treated to an update of what is new in [...]
Accomplishments—Recent Progress: 1. Using mouse models, successfully attacked GIST with antibodies, essentially telling immune system to eat the cancer cells.
Dr. Brian Rubin I’ve been working on a cure for GIST most of my professional life and the initial work was both exciting and fulfilling. I remember when we confirmed the presence [...]
By Drs. Sebastian Bauer, West German Cancer Center, University of Essen, Germany and Jonathan Fletcher, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, LRG Research Team Researchers talk plainly about microGISTs, how this cancer develops and what all [...]