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Owonikoko Receives Leadership Award

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Winship medical oncologist Taofeek Owonikoko is one of 13 recipients of the 2016 National Cancer Institute Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award.

The prestigious award recognizes and supports outstanding mid-career clinical investigators at NCI-designated cancer centers who are significantly engaged in NCI-funded multi-center clinical trials. Owonikoko receives the award for his leadership of innovative work in lung cancer, thyroid cancer, and other aerodigestive-tract cancers.

The award supports Owonikoko's ongoing work in clinical trials, including his leadership on two investigator-initiated trials that promote patient access to novel therapies.

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