HMS faculty wins Clinical Scientist Development Award

first_imgAdam J. Bass, assistant professor in the department of medicine at Harvard Medical School and assistant professor of medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has won a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2012 Clinical Scientist Development Award. His work will focus on targeting SOX2-driven squamous cell carcinoma. The award includes $486,000 of annual support for three years.The award provides grants to junior physician-scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. This year, the foundation awarded grants to 16 investigators. The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
 is to improve the quality of people’s lives through
 grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research, and the prevention 
of child abuse, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke’s properties.Read more information.last_img read more

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Brisbane clearance rate hits its highest level so far this spring

first_img17 Paris Avenue, Morningside, Brisbane sold at auction on Saturday. Picture: SuppliedInner city and middle ring homes dominated the list of sales over the weekend including 17 Paris Avenue, Morningside; 83 Park Avenue, Clayfield; 41 Whytecliffe Street, Albion; 42 Camp Street, Toowong; 106 Rockbourne Terrace, Paddington; 5 Farnham Street, Fig Tree Pocket; 9 Kiandra Street, Chapel Hill; 43 Tandoor Street, Morningside; 38 Meridian Street, Coorparoo; 79 Carinya Street, Indooroopilly; 44 Gaynor Road, Banyo; 29 Montrose Road, Taringa and 8 Telarah Street, Indooroopilly.The four bedder at 8 Telarah St sold for $1.165m on Saturday. It sits in a popular university zone within good reach of the University of Queensland. BRISBANE RIVERFRONT SOLD FOR $4.125M RECORD SALE FOR DRY BLOCK ART DECO APARTMENT BLOCK FOR SALE More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoAccording to CoreLogic “there were significantly fewer homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week”. Brisbane dropped from 181 total auctions last week to 169 this week, while the combined capitals saw 2,019 auctions – down from the year-to-date high of 3,713 achieved last week.The upcoming Melbourne Cup festivities and the previous week’s “busiest week for auctions ever recorded” led to a “notable decrease in volumes”, while Sydney volumes were steady even with clearance rates dropping. BRISBANE AUCTION STATISTICS: Clearance rate 53.5 per cent Total auctions 169CoreLogic auction results: 114Cleared auctions: 61Uncleared auctions: 53Clearance rate (last year) 50.0 per cent (Source: CoreLogic preliminary results week ending Nov. 5, 2017). FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOX 17 Paris Avenue, Morningside, Brisbane was one of those successful at auction on Saturday. Picture: SuppliedBRISBANE’S clearance rate has lifted to its highest level this spring, with preliminary results showing 53.5 per cent of homes taken to auction this week sold under the hammer.It was only the fourth time in the past 10 weekends of spring that the Queensland capital has seen more than half the residential properties taken to auction go under contract. The clearance rate had hovered between 43.9 per cent and 51.5 per cent until then. The result was higher than the same time a year ago (50 per cent).Brisbane saw 169 homes taken to auction with CoreLogic recording preliminary auction results for 114 of them, 61 of which cleared.last_img read more

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