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Harish Narasimhan Awarded F31 Research Grant

Harish Narasimhan, MHS, a microbiology PhD candidate in the Jie Sun Lab, was awarded a $121,136 F31 grant to study age-associated features responsible for the development and maintenance of chronic pulmonary…

Dana May, a PhD candidate in the Sarah Ewald Lab wins award

Dana May was awarded a $141,141 R35 diversity supplement grant to further her studies of cachexia, or the inflammatory loss of lean body mass, which is a leading predictor of…

Chris Prevost is the 2nd MIC student to receive a grant from the Cancer Center!

Chris Prevost, also a graduate student in the Kashatus Lab, studies how cancer cell stress influences lipid droplet dynamics and how these lipid droplets originating due to the cell stress…

Salma Sharmin receives grant from Cancer Center!

Salma Sharmin is a graduate student in the Kashatus Lab studying how the GTPase, Dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1), regulates mitochondrial fission and the subsequent impact on resistance of pancreatic tumor cells…

Research in Motion: Mariano Garcia-Blanco, MD, PhD

"My laboratory works on two areas of RNA biology, both very important for human health. The first area is RNA viruses and the second area is autoimmune diseases and the…

Kristin Anderson, PhD, Earned K22 Transition Career Development Award

Kristin Anderson, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, earned a NIH Research Career Development (K) Award in the fourth quarter of FY23. K…

Dave Kashatus receives Lustgarten Foundation Fellowship

Lustgarten Foundation’s Innovation and Collaboration Program provides seed funding for investigators who have highly innovative research with significant potential to accelerate the mission to transform pancreatic cancer into a curable…

Caroline Riedstra in the Dudley Lab receives Wagner Fellowship

Caroline Riedstra has been awarded a 2023 Wagner Fellowship!Caroline is a second-year graduate student in Dudley Lab. She is interested in mechanisms of perivascular invasion of cancer cells in the…

Research in Motion: Roger Abounader, MD, PhD

“I work on two types of brain cancers, which are the most common brain cancers in adults and children. I try to understand the basic mechanisms that lead to this…

Dr. Lucy Pemberton Appointed Associate Director for Education and Training

Lucy Pemberton, PhD is appointed to the position of Associate Director for Education and Training in the UVA Cancer Center. Dr. Pemberton's exceptional background and expertise will make her an…