Blobe Wins Grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand

Exploring drug therapy against neuroblastoma

Gerard Blobe, MD, PhD, a professor of pharmacology and cancer biology and member of the Duke Cancer Institute, has been awarded a $250,000, two-year innovation grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is dedicated to pediatric cancer. Blobe is investigating the use of heparin and its derivatives against neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in infancy.