2014 JITC Best Paper Award Recipients

Best Basic Science Paper Award

SprangerStefani_2014.jpgStefani Spranger, PhD
University of Chicago

"Mechanism of tumor rejection with doublets of CTLA-4, PD-1/PD-L1, or IDO blockade involves restored IL-2 production and proliferation of CD8+ T cells directly within the tumor microenvironment"
Stefani Spranger, Holly K Koblish, Brendan Horton, Peggy A Scherle, Robert Newton and Thomas F Gajewski

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer 2014 2:3

Best Clinical/Translational Paper Award

Bhatia-Shailender-cropped.jpgShailender Bhatia, MD
University of Washington

"Recombinant interleukin-21 plus sorafenib for metastatic renal cell carcinoma: a phase I/II study"
Shailender Bhatia, Brendan Curti, Marc S Ernstoff, Michael Gordon, Elisabeth I Heath, Wilson H Miller Jr, Igor Puzanov, David I Quinn, Thomas W Flaig, Peter VanVeldhuizen, Kelly Byrnes-Blake, Jeremy A Freeman, Rachel Bittner, Naomi Hunder, Sonia Souza and John A Thompson

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer 2014 2:2