Huang Lab News in 2010 - Under Construction
August 2010 Congratulations to Youmna Othman, MD for being recognized as a 2010 Hyundai Research Award recipient sponsored by Hyundai Motors of America. Dr. Othman is the first fellow at Rainbow to receive this recognition which comes with a $50,000 grant to support her research into understanding mechanisms controlling lymphocyte migration across the blood-brain-barrier (Read the announcement).
June 2010, Dr. Othman also received a $15,000 FRAP research award
sponsored by the Rainbow Board to support her research endeavor in
creating a model for intravital microscopy recording of lymphocyte
migration in the spinal cord.
Congratulations to Agne Petrosute, MD
for being chosen as a recipient of the St. Baldrick's Fellow
Scholarship through a competitive national grant review process for her
work in establishing a role for CDK5 in Medulloblastoma. The award is
for a 2-year period in the amount exceeding $146,000.
June 14, 2010
Congratulations to Kathryn Davis for being named one of only 6 recipients nationally of the inaugural St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow Grant. This pilot grant is designed to foster research interests in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology for future medical doctors.
June 8, 2010 Read an article about Dr. Huang in the latest issue of Inspiration 2010- A Newsletter from Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. Visit Gabrielle's Angel Foundation website for details of this great foundation that provides critical support for cancer research!
Dr. Huang was featured in the "Quote of the Month" section in the most recent newsletter from the St. Baldrick's Foundation...
A BIG Thank-You to...
who helped champion the cause of finding a cure for Childhood Cancer
through St. Baldrick's Foundation Head-shaving Fundraising Event in
March! Team Rainbow had a fantastic year, being #1 fundrasing team in
the Cleveland area totalling $18,893!!! with a record 17 shavees
(including 4 from the Huang lab: Nile Chang, Jay Myers, Stefanos Intzes
and Alex Huang). Alex Huang led team Rainbow with $4131. Huang lab
members raised a combined $6257! Thanks to everyone for your generosity
and for believing in our mission!
There is still time to contribute through June. So click on the links
in the article below (dated March 10, 2010) to help out this most worthy
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March 10, 2010
Here we go again....Alert! Alert! Alert!
Alex will be
head on St. Patrick's Day (March 17th, 2010) to raise awareness and
funds for Pediatric Cancer as part of the St. Baldrick's Day
Event!!! New is year is the news that Nile Chang
and Jay Myers
will also be joining in the head shaving party!!!!
consider this noble cause and join us as partners in the fight against
Childhood Cancer!!! For more info, click on the images above to find out