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Dr. Laura Calvi receives the 2017 Davey Award in Cancer Research

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Laura Calvi, M.D., professor of Medicine, received the Davey Award during the 22nd Annual Wilmot Cancer Institute Scientific Symposium on Nov. 9. The award is given annually to a University of Rochester faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to cancer research.

“Laura Calvi has done seminal work on defining the cancer stem cell niche and has demonstrated the importance of the tumor microenvironment for the development of cancer," says Hucky Land, Ph.D., director of research at Wilmot, who presented the award to Calvi. "She is a highly deserving recipient of the Davey award, and we expect much more of this very exciting work from her in the future.”

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