David Tuveson

In TD grant, big win for CSHL, Tuveson and society

By GREGORY ZELLER // A cutting-edge Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory cancer-detection science will get cutting-edgier, thanks to a stocking stuffer from TD Bank. New Jersey-based TD announced Tuesday more than $3 million in fresh grants, comprising the second funding round of its TD Ready Challenge, an application-based national competition designed to balance social scales while innovating early disease detection and intervention. Among them: a $750,000 award for CSHL aimed at advancing organoid-based clinical tests –…


Northwell takes cancer research to the biobank

By GREGORY ZELLER // A collaboration between New York’s largest healthcare system and a German oncology-research expert will look to customize cancer care to individual patient needs. New Hyde Park-based Northwell Health on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Indivumed GmbH, an International Organization for Standardization-certified R&D company based in Hamburg. The collaboration will focus on cancer-tissue “biospecimens” in an attempt to better understand cancer genetics – and ultimately create “individualized diagnostics and therapeutics,” Northwell…


Stillman steps down as CSHL Cancer Center chief

By GREGORY ZELLER // After a quarter-century of heralded stewardship, Bruce Stillman is stepping away from his role as head of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center. Stillman was appointed Cancer Center director in 1992, succeeded CSHL icon James Watson as laboratory director in 1994 and was appointed president in 2003. He’ll still call the shots as CSHL’s president and CEO and will also continue his personal research into DNA replication and genome inheritance. But his…