Congratulations to Didem Cobanoglu, Ph.D. of the Allison lab who was awarded the Young Investigator Research Team Award from th Melanoma Research Foundation Breakthrough Consortium..
Yifan Zhou, Ph.D. of the Watowich lab was awarded the 2021 Ben E. Love Fellowship in Innovative Cancer Therapies.
Didem Cobanoglu, Ph.D. of the Allison lab placed first in the oral competition for Basic Science at Trainee Day.
Naveen Sharma, Ph.D., Tomi Atolagbe, and Jim Allison, Ph.D. published their findings on the immune suppressor LILRB4 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The paper and Dr. Sharma were featured in Accelerating Cancer Immunotherapy Research.
The CPRIT Oversight committee announced that MD Anderson’s research training grant, “The Future of Cancer Research: Training Program for Basic and Translational Scientists” headed by Khandan Keyomarsi, Ph.D. and our own Stephanie Watowich has been renewed for an additional 5 years.
Mauro Di Pilato, Ph.D. joined the department as a tenure track Assistant Professor in December 2020; he was awarded both the CPRIT First-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Award and the UT Rising Stars Award.
Sangeeta Goswami, M.D., Ph.D. joined the department as our first physician-scientist with a research appointment as a tenure track Assistant Professor in Immunology; she maintains her clinical appointment in GI Medical Oncology.
Immunology's own Jim Allison, Ph.D. was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in immunotherapy. Learn more
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