Career Development Program
The objectives of the MD Anderson Lymphoma SPORE Career Development Program (CDP) are to:
- Recruit and train physicians, scientists, and senior postdoctoral fellows to become outstanding translational investigators in lymphoma research.
- Establish a structure for project identification and selection.
- Provide funding and resources to and encourage SPORE collaborations.
- Provide mentorship for career development awardees.
- Provide assistance and guidance for obtaining independent peer-reviewed funding.
Congratulations to the researchers who were recently awarded Career Development Program (CDP).
The CDP grants are awarded to junior faculty working toward a career in translational research or established investigators refocusing their careers on translational research. The recipients are:
• Colleen O'Connor, PhD, Experimental Pediatrics, MD Anderson for “PET 3.0: Providing Engineered T-cells (PET): New Genetic and Immunotherapy Targeting Canines with Spointaneous B-cell Lymphoma,” (Mentor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Pediatrics)
All recipients received a one-year award of $35,000 in funding.