Congratulations to Alex Mathew, Recipient of an NIH F30 – Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Image of Alex MathewAlex Mathew was awarded an NIH F30, an Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), which began on June 1st, 2020. Alex is a Department of Biomedical Engineering degree candidate in the lab of Richard Price. Alex is investigating the ability of Focused Ultrasound (FUS) to enhance the immune response to cancer using high throughput and systems approaches. He plans to leverage these insights to design FUS-immunotherapy treatments that will improve cancer patient outcomes. After completing his MD/PhD, Alex hopes to become a clinical oncologist providing treatment to individual patients and using his data science skillset to address population level research challenges.