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MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2021-2022 scholars

September 13, 2021
Tracey Barnett

MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2021-2022 scholars

The CPRIT Research Training Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced the 2021-2022 CPRIT Graduate Scholar Award Recipients:

Rakhee Bajaj (Advisor: Don Gibbons, MD, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Yasaman Barekatain (Advisor: Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD; Medical Physics Program)

Mary Fuentes (Advisor: Pawel Mazur, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Soleil Hernandez (Advisor: Laurence Court, PhD; Medical Physics Program)

Rodney Hsieh (Advisor: Michael Curran, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Howard Hsu (Advisor: Ronald DePinho, MD; Cancer Biology Program)

Laura Kahn Serrudo (Advisor: Stephanie Watowich, PhD; Immunology Program)

Sonia Patel (Advisor: John Heymach, MD, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Parin Shah (Advisor: Anirban Maitra, MBBS; Immunology Program)

 Er-Yen Yen (Advisor: Giulio Draetta, MD, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

The MD Anderson Cancer Center CPRIT Research Training Program provides fundamental, interdisciplinary, and innovative training in cancer research. The program is designed for post-candidacy graduate students under the direct mentorship of MD Anderson-appointed faculty. Awarded annually, this competitive award provides tuition, stipend, and benefits to recipients as well as a modest travel allowance. CPRIT Graduate Scholars also receive additional training and support through the program.

Click to learn more about the CPRIT Graduate Scholar Program.

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