Featured News and Projects
Rare Disease Day 2021
Each year on the last day of February rare disease patients, researchers, and advocates join together to celebrate Rare Disease Day. Rare Disease Day is celebrated in February because it has a rare number of days. The Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford, or CoRDS, takes part each year in the celebration. Events are held across the globe for people to join to advocate and raise awareness for rare diseases!
Advancing childhood cancer research
The legacy of a special 10-year-old boy has inspired a gift through the Sanford Health Foundation to fuel childhood cancer research. The L3 (Love, Live, Landon) Foundation will help support phase I clinical trials through Sanford Health's new Innovations in Oncology Pilot Trials initiative. The funds will be focused on advancing immunotherapy or cellular treatments for pediatric soft tissue cancers.
Grad student chases science career on unique path
Brooke Busselman, a USD Basic Biomedical Sciences PhD student, is performing his PhD research in the Chandrasekar Lab at Sanford Research. Brook took a unique path to his current position, living 'an entire life' before deciding to pursue his PhD.
Sanford Research is home to four research centers. Each multidisciplinary center is defined by complementary scientific and technical expertise along with supporting resources to advance a thematic research goal. Thematic goals encompass: studying of complex behaviors and biological factors, improving the health of patients and communities using unique data-driven techniques, translating basic discoveries into clinical trials for humans, and enhancing children’s health research.
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