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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).

In 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.

June, 2010
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...
all 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!
Remember, 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 cause!

Remember to visit our sponsors page and support all the organizations and foundations that have helped us fulfilling our research mission! Thank you.

March 10, 2010
Here we go again....Alert! Alert! Alert!
Alex will be shaving his 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!!!! 
Please 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 and donate.