Ronan T. Swords, M.D.

ronan swords

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami
Targeting NEDD8 protein conjugation: a novel therapeutic strategy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the main cause of cancer related death in children. We have access to a brand new drug that kills these leukemia cells very effectively in the laboratory. We want to study this drug in detail and test it in the clinic to improve cure rates for patients with ALL.