This week the UI Cancer Center gathered for the annual Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition. Nine awards were given to outstanding student research in the categories of Cancer Biology, Cancer Prevention and Control, Translational Oncology, and Layperson Abstract. Posters were judged by UI Cancer Center members and faculty.
Congratulations to all our winners! We hope to see you all again next year.
Casey Blaha, “The Role of Hexokinase 2 in Breast Cancer Metastasis”
Alex Terry, “The role of CD36 in tumor redox homeostasis”
Layperson Abstract: Alex Terry, “The role of CD36 in tumor redox homeostasis”
CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Ali Alobaidi, “Depressive symptoms, mental health-related quality of life, and survival among older patients with multiple myeloma”
Kathryn Kim, “Skin Self Examination for the Early Detection of Melanoma during the Mammography Experience”
Layperson Abstract: Kryztal Pena “Social Capital is Associated With Misconceptions on Breast Cancer Among Latinas”
Neeraj Kumar, “Quantifying intrinsic subtype admixture in luminal A breast cancer and its relationship to clinical outcomes”
Karol Sokolowski, “Development of Locally Deliverable Polymeric Microspheres with Environmentally Specific Release for the Improvement of Cancer Therapy”
Layperson Abstract: Abhinav Reddy, “Determining the role of adjuvant radiotherapy in the management of meningiomas: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result (SEER) analysis”