James Allison

STOCKHOLM | Nobel laureates: Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out

STOCKHOLM — The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades although they say it’s unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan made the assessments at a Thursday news conference ahead of … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Nobel laureates: Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out

STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nobel winners “saved untold lives” from cancer

STOCKHOLM — The Latest on the 2018 Nobel Prizes (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Tasuku Honjo, a co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine, says he struggled during the early years of his research to find enough money to continue his ground-breaking work. Honjo of Japan’s Kyoto University and James Allison of the University … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Nobel winners “saved untold lives” from cancer

ALBANY, N.Y. | 3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases. The recipients of the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research were announced Wednesday. They are being recognized for their research in … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | 3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

Snow hampers 3rd day of Formula 1 testing in Spain

MONTMELO, Spain /February 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Cold weather continued to cause havoc for Formula One teams on Wednesday, with snowfall delaying the third day of testing and keeping cars mostly in the garage. Parts of the track were covered in snow when teams arrived at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, and when conditions improved only … Continue reading Snow hampers 3rd day of Formula 1 testing in Spain