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2013 Awardees for the Siteman Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Development Awards

Siteman Cancer Center is pleased to announce the 2013 awardees for the Siteman Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Development Awards.

Funding for one Career Development Award and one Research Development Award was given in the amount of $50,000 for one year, for translational research projects related to breast cancer.

Career Development Award
Michelle Hurchla, PhD, Research Instructor in Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine – Medical Oncology
“Therapeutic Potential of Targeting TH17 Cells in Bone Metastatic Breast Cancer”

Research Development Award
Jinbin Xu, PhD, Research Instructor in Radiology
Department of Radiology – Radiological Sciences
“Imaging Breast Cancer Progenitor Cells with Positron Emission Tomography via Telomerase”