research

The Journey of a Mesothelioma Research Study

When patients and their families need help following a diagnosis or throughout treatment, the Meso Foundation is there for them – day or night.

But getting patients and their families through the immediate treatment is only one side of tackling this disease. At the Meso Foundation, we believe that research into new treatments is fundamental to […]


EPHB2 as a New Treatment Target for Mesothelioma

Last week, the Journal of Thoracic Oncology published the results of a study looking into the overexpression of the ephrin B2 receptor (EPHB2) in patients with mesothelioma. The researchers at the New York University Langone Medical Center observed that EPHB2 is overexpressed in all malignant mesothelioma cell lines, but not in benign mesothelial cells. In addition, […]


Mesothelioma Included in Department of Defense Spending Bill

Earlier this month, the House Appropriations Committee passed the FY2014 Defense Appropriations Bill, which included mesothelioma as a topic area in their Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program for the third year.  Mesothelioma researchers will be eligible to apply for $15 million in research funding.
Mesothelioma has been included on the list of diseases eligible to receive […]



2013 Grant Cycle Has Been Opened Up to Mesothelioma Researchers

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced the opening of its 2013 Mesothelioma Grant Cycle to researchers across the United States and the world. Each grant is worth $100,000. To date the Meso Foundation has awarded over $8.2 million in research funds.
Researchers are invited to submit applications by visiting proposalCENTRAL’s website. There, they will find […]