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COVID-19 and Cancer Research Support Recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the recipients of Lurie Cancer Center-sponsored COVID-19 and Cancer research funding support.

In recognition of the significantly higher risk that SARS-CoV-2 poses to patients with cancer, Lurie Cancer Center will utilize philanthropic funds to support the following research projects focused on COVID-19 and Cancer.

Expanding Patient-reported Symptom and Needs Assessment and Evaluating Treatment Decision Making Outcomes in Medical and Gynecological Oncology during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sofia Garcia, PhD
Medical Social Sciences

SARS-CoV-2 Immune Suppression and Susceptibility

Curt Horvath, PhD
Molecular Biosciences

Master Protocol to Provide Samples to Assess Real-World Performance of COVID-19 Serological Assays

Michael Ison, MD, MS
Infectious Diseases

Association of ACE2 expression in CTCs and exosomes with COVID-19 and cancer progression

Huiping Liu, MD, PhD

Statewide Collaboration to Coordinate and Improve Cancer Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Anthony Yang, MD, MS
Surgical Oncology