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2018-2019

  • Scott Gerber received a 2 million dollar R01 research grant from the National Cancer Institute focusing on an innovative immunotherapeutic strategy to treat pancreatic cancer.
  • Taylor Uccello was awarded a travel award from the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Society to attend the Advanced Course in Immunology this summer.
  • David Linehan recently received a multi-million-dollar R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute of exploring novel therapies for pancreatic cancer.
  • Congratulations to Taylor Uccello for winning the top prize at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute 23rd Annual Scientific Symposium in Solid Tumor Biology and Therapy.
  • Aditi Murthy successfully defended her graduate thesis.  Good luck at your post doc at Uniformed Services University studying the role of Sca-1 in breast cancer.
  • Members of the Center will attend and present data at the AACR Japanese Cancer Association.
  • Luis Ruffolo and Peter Prieto have published a case report in Cancer Reports on a rare breast cancer manifestation.
  • Scott Gerber was awarded orphan drug designation for his research in cytokine and radiotherapy treatments in pancreatic cancer.
  • Katherine Jackson has provided surgical care during a recent mission trip to India.
  • Shuyang Qin recently joined the laboratory of Peter Prieto.
  • Congratulation Brad Mills for winning the 2018 Rochester Vaccine Fellowship for his research in a novel cytokine strategy to treat pancreatic cancer.
  • Collaborative work on the microbiome and oral cancer between Steve Gill and Scott Gerber won the top poster prize in the Wilmot Cancer Institute research day.