Featured This Month: Investigators Retreat
A Forum to Bridge Frederick and Bethesda Cancer Research

The atrium of the Ronald Reagan Building

Nearly 700 researchers, scientists, and laboratory technicians convened in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC, for the 2014 NCI Intramural Scientific Investigators Retreat on Jan. 14.

The event featured presentations and posters exploring topics in cancer research from KRAS signaling to animal care.

Read more in The Poster Online.

Selected Publications

Cancer Research

Aggarwal, M., T. Banerjee, et al. Werner Syndrome Helicase Has a Critical Role in DNA Damage Responses in the Absence of a Functional Fanconi Anemia Pathway. Cancer Res 73(17):5497-5507, 2013.


Marino, N., J. C. Marshall, et al. Nm23-H1 Binds to Gelsolin and Inactivates Its Actin-Severing Capacity to Promote Tumor Cell Motility and Metastasis. Cancer Res 73(19):5949-5962, 2013.


Hansen, S. G., M. Piatak, et al. Immune clearance of highly pathogenic SIV infection. Nature 502(7469):100-104, 2013.


McShane, L. M., M. M. Cavenagh, et al. Criteria for the use of omics-based predictors in clinical trials. Nature 502(7471):317-320, 2013.

Overview of Research at the NCI-Frederick

NCI-Frederick has about 3,000 government and contractor employees with a wide range of expertise in basic, translational, and preclinical research and development in cancer and AIDS.

Read about some of our recent research advances.


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