SITC’s Holbrook Kohrt, MD, PhD Cancer Immunotherapy Translational Memorial Fellowship Award

Sponsored by Genentech

One Year • $100,000 Award
Application Deadline February 20, 2017

This fellowship award is named after Holbrook Kohrt, MD, PhD, (1977-2016), assistant professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine, renowned for his clinical trials research examining novel immunologic approaches and his translational research on novel therapies to enhance antitumor immunity. This award will support the research of a young investigator in the translational cancer immunotherapy space.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Current SITC member
  • Hold an MD, PhD or combined MD/PhD degree
  • Currently hold a position at a leading academic cancer center as a postdoctoral fellow, resident, research scientist or comparable position
  • Be within postdoctoral or postgraduate training, or no more than four years from completing such training
  • Commit 75 percent of workday to research supported by the fellowship


  • One year, $100,000 award
  • Announcement at SITC’s annual fundraiser at the House of Blues in Chicago on June 4, 2017
  • Complimentary registration and travel for SITC’s 32nd Annual Meeting
  • Recognition during the Award Ceremony at SITC’s 32nd Annual Meeting

Application Period Closed February 20


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