The SITC Forward Fund is pleased to announce the recipients of 2022 SITC Fellowships and Technology Awards, to support the next generation of cancer immunotherapy and tumor immunology experts through dedicated funding of impactful research.The SITC Fellowships and Technology Awards were established through the Forward Fund to support the development of early career investigators in the field to cultivate the next generation of cancer immunotherapy experts. Since 2014, SITC has awarded more than $5 million in funding to deserving investigators with industry partnerships.The fellowship and technology award recipients will be honored during a ceremony at the society’s 37th Annual Meeting.The 2022 SITC Forward Fund Fellowship and Technology Award recipients are:
Award Amount: $100,000 (one-year)Awardee: Hitomi Hosoya, MD, PhDInstitution: Stanford UniversityProject Title: “Cell-free DNA-based Platform to Determine Treatment Response and Resistant Mechanisms to CAR T-cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma"
SITC-NanoString Technologies Single Cell Biology AwardAward: Access to NanoString Technologies’ CosMx™ Spatial Molecular Imager (SMI)Recipient: Elshad Hasanov, MD, PhDInstitution: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterProject Title: “CosMxing renal cell carcinoma brain metastases to decipher immune checkpoint inhibitor resistance mechanisms at single-cell and spatial context”2021 NCI Immunotherapy FellowshipAward: This one-year program allows the fellow to have exposure to multiple clinical immunotherapeutic approaches and also to key opinion leaders in the field of clinical immunotherapy. Co-Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and SITC, made possible in part by an educational grant from EMD Serono.Awardee: Vincent Poon, MD Institution: BC Cancer
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