Aysegul Sahin, M.D., awarded prestigious Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award and William Randolph Hearst Foundation Faculty Achievement Award in Education
For her longstanding commitment to education, the University of Texas System has awarded Sahin the Board of Regents’ highest honor and a monetary award of $25,000. She was also chosen to receive the William Randolph Hearst Foundation Faculty Achievement Award in Education.
The Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award was established in 2008 by the Board of Regents to underscore a commitment to ensure the UT System is a place of intellectual exploration and discovery, educational excellence and unparalleled opportunity. Given the depth and breadth of talent across the UT System, the awards program is likewise one of the nation’s most competitive.
CPRIT awards William Frasier Symmans, M.D., grant funding for triple negative breast cancer research
William Frasier Symmans, professor of Pathology, is awarded a multi-million dollar grant by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for the project, “A Randomized Clinical Trial Platform with Translational Studies to Overcome Resistance in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.”
Book Announcement: Applied Immunohistochemistry in the Evaluations of Skin Neoplasms, edited by Victor G. Prieto, MD., Ph.D., and Jose A. Plaza, M.D.
This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art account of the role of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of skin tumors, which is crucial given that overlapping histologic features and unusual morphologic changes can lead to considerable diagnostic uncertainty. The book reviews in detail the sensitivity and specificity of commonly available antibodies and their pattern of immunostaining. Applied Immunohistochemistry in the Evaluation of Skin Neoplasms will serve as an extremely valuable resource for practicing dermatopathologists and pathologists.