Recent News

Aneja Lab Recognized in the Atlanta Business Chronicle for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research Cover page: Inside article:

Lack of Androgen Receptor Protein May Contribute to Racial Disparities in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Outcomes

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) in African-American women is much more likely to lack the androgen receptor protein compared with TNBC in European-American women, and this may contribute to the racial disparity in survival outcomes among these two populations, according to a study presented at the Ninth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health DisparitiesRead More

Aneja Lab 2016 Kick off Retreat

Enjoying each others company at the Indian Creek Lodge.

New International Partnership to Advance Georgia State Cancer Research – College of Arts & Sciences

Georgia State University and the United Kingdom’s University of Nottingham have partnered to initiate several innovative breast cancer studies aimed at improving the diagnosis of the disease, determining tumor aggressiveness more accurately and optimizing patient treatment.Read More

Aneja Receives Outstanding Senior Faculty Award

Congratulations to Dr. Ritu Aneja for being honored with the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Senior Faculty Award. This award was bestowed upon Dr. Aneja for her outstanding accomplishments in research, teaching, and service to the university. Dr. Aneja will be honored at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Night celebrationRead More

Northside-Georgia State Partnership Connects Researchers and Clinicians

Georgia State University and Atlanta’s Northside Hospital have formalized a research partnership that bridges the gap between research and clinical treatment, laying grounds for a new model of “translational healthcare.” The institutions have integrated their strengths and resources in basic research and clinical capabilities to fill the void between research and clinical practice. “Patients willRead More

HSET protein could help doctors identify aggressive breast cancers in African-American patients

African-American women who get breast cancer often get more aggressive forms of the
disease and at younger ages than other women.
But a Georgia State University researcher has found a way to identify these aggressive cancers in black women, which would let their doctors customize their treatment.Read More