April 17, 2020

Winship names American Cancer Society award recipients

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Five cancer researchers are the newest recipients of pilot funding through Winship's American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant.

Five cancer researchers are the newest recipients of pilot funding through Winship's American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, designed to support new projects by promising early-career investigators.

Investigators who received funding in the current American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant cycle are:

Byron Au-Yeung, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Using T Cell Receptor signal strength to generate more potent chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells

Kimberly Hoang, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Ultrasound-guided Microbots for Non-Linear Trajectories in Brain Tumor Surgery

Andrey Ivanov, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Structural basis for MKK3-mediated MYC activation

Aparna Kesarwala, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Characterizing the Metabolic Balance of Lung Cancer

Zhen Tian, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
An Artificial Intelligence Driven Virtual Planner for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

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