Science at the NCI at Frederick

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Featured This Month: NCI at Frederick Receives a Royal Visit

Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) and NCI at Frederick recently had the honor of hosting Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand. Her Royal Highness has a special interest in scientific research related to the use of natural products for treating disease.

The purpose of her visit was to discuss the work on natural products being undertaken at NCI at Frederick.

Read more in The Poster Online.

Overview of Research at Frederick

The NCI at 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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Selected Publications


Lynn, R. C., M. Poussin, et al. Targeting of folate receptor beta on acute myeloid leukemia blasts with chimeric antigen receptor-expressing T cells. Blood 125(22):3466-3476, 2015.
Previously included as an "[Epub ahead of print]" reference. Article is now available in the print journal.


Joshi, P. K., T. Esko, et al. Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations. Nature 523(7561):459-62, 2015.


Barouch, D. H., G. Alter, et al. HIV-1 vaccines. Protective efficacy of adenovirus/protein vaccines against SIV challenges in rhesus monkeys. Sciene 349(6245):320-4, 2015.