A youth symphony violinist, first-chair trumpet player in his high
school band, varsity cross-country runner and stellar student with an
affinity for physics, Shane Leonard didn’t have cancer on his busy agenda.
After more than 15 years of submitting grants, Khandan Keyomarsi, Ph.D.,
knows what it takes to be successful. It’s this knowledge that led her
to develop a program geared toward junior faculty, so they would know, too.
Advances in cancer detection and treatment will materialize rapidly in
the coming decade thanks to the convergence of genome analysis, advanced
imaging and the development of targeted therapies at MD Anderson’s South
Campus Research Buildings III and IV.