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2019 Pathology Core Facility (PCF) Biobank Grant Awardees

The Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to announce the recipients of four new Biobank Awards, selected to accelerate the usage of cancer biospecimens for translational research and novel clinical approaches. The awardees and the focal points of their research projects are:

"Immune Control of Triple-Negative Breast Cancers by WEE1 Inhibition”

Bin Zhang, MD, PhD
Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

"Investigating Intratumoral Heterogeneity
in Breast Cancer”

Marc Mendillo, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

"Integrin a2 Drives Triple Negative
Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Lungs”

Huiping Liu, MD, PhD
Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

"Cathepsin Activity as a Biomarker
of Colon Cancer”

Elias Gounaris, PhD
Surgical Oncology