Albany Medical College


Welcome Kaila! The Lamar lab is thrilled to welcome its newest member. Research technician Kaila Lasher joins us to work on projects studying the rare sarcoma Epitheliod Hemangioendothelioma.

Ryan Kanai and John Lamar both presented at the EHE360 conference on January 28th-29th, 2022. The conference was organized by the EHE foundation.

GRANT awarded!

The EHE Foundation will fund our new project focused on a novel regulator of the TAZ-CAMTA1 fusion protein that drives EHE! Congrats to Ryan Kanai who had the idea for the project, generated the preliminary data and helped write the proposal. See Tweet

John Lamar and Guy Weinberg hosted the 4th annual TSRC workshop focused on targeting YAP/TAZ & TEAD, in cancer and EHE. The views in Colorado were almost as great as the science!

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The Telluride Daily Planet published an article about John Lamar and Guy Weinberg highlighting their annual workshop focused on YAP/TAZ-TEADs and cancer. This workshop has helped promote research on Epitheliod Hemangioendothelioma. See

Excited about this publication with our collaborators in the Rubin Lab: "WWTR1(TAZ)-CAMTA1 gene fusion is sufficient to dysregulate YAP/TAZ signaling and drive epithelioid hemangioendothelioma tumorigenesis" which was published in Genes Dev.

The Lamar Lab received a $200,000 grant from The Cleveland Clinic Epitheliod Hemangioendothelioma Research Collaborative Program and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation.