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Mayo Clinic researchers receive Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Awards

Five Mayo Clinic researchers received 2020 Young Investigator Awards from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.

Zaid Abdel Rahman, M.D. (HEMO ’21), fellow, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic in Florida
Project: “Evaluating the Impact of Philadelphia‐like Genetic Signature on Transplant Outcomes in Adults with B‐Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma and Identification of Novel Fusion Partners"

Jithma Abeykoon, M.D. (I ’18, HEMO ’21), fellow, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Project: “Discovering Novel Therapeutic Strategies and Predictive/Prognostic Markers in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma”

Harry Fuentes Bayne, M.D. (HEMO ’21). fellow, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Project: “The Effect of Rivaroxaban on Thrombin Generation and Platelet Inhibition in Patients with Essential Thrombocythemia”

Lionel Kankeu Fonkoua, M.D. (HEMO ’21), fellow, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Project: “Pilot Study of Intratumoral Injection of Dendritic Cells after High-Dose Conformal External Beam Radiotherapy in Patients with Unresectable Liver Cancer”

Mojun Zhu, M.D. (HEMO ’21), fellow, Division of Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Project: “The Role of T cell-mediated Tumor Cell Killing in Predicting Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in PD-L1 Positive Gastric Cancer”

 

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