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Wafik S. El-Deiry: May Dr. Coleman rest-in-peace
Mar 26, 2024, 04:33

Wafik S. El-Deiry: May Dr. Coleman rest-in-peace

Wafik S. El-Deiry, Director of the Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University, shared a post by Radiation Research Society on LinkedIn:

“May Dr. Coleman rest-in-peace.

I reached out and spoke with him a few months ago in 2023 and he appreciated some preclinical results we have in mitigating radiation toxicity post-exposure that we are excited about.

He was very helpful in suggesting and made some connections with others who might have an interest.

I did submit a grant in 2023 about this to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that went to the radiation study section but they sadly did not appreciate the significance and I thought were excessively negative.

However, in academia we keep going, overcome adversity and hope for better days.

TRAIL agonists rescue mice from radiation-induced lung injury.”

Visit the article website.

Quoting Radiation Research Society’s post:

C. Norman Coleman, M.D. 1945-2024
Play Remembrance Video Here.
Norm was an engaged member of the RRS since 1980. He served as a Councilor (Medicine) from 1991-1994 and in the presidential succession from 1995 – 1999, serving as the 46th President from 1997-1998.
Norm was the 2016 recipient of the Failla Award, the Society’s most prestigious honor and delivered the Failla Award Lecture on the topic of The Radiation Stress Response: Of the People, By the People, and For the People.”

Source: Wafik S. El-Deiry/LinkedIn and Radiation Research Society/LinkedIn