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Four teams of researchers at Columbia University have been awarded 2023 Edward P. Evans Center for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Pilot Awards and Fellowships
Four Columbia University faculty members have been selected as winners of the inaugural 2023 Irving Cancer Drug Discovery Program (ICDDP) Award.
A new three-year, $2.5 million grant from Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) has been awarded to a multi-institutional team of gastroesophageal cancer experts, led by HICCC director Anil K. Rustgi, MD.
Five Columbia University faculty members have been named Velocity Fellows and awarded pilot grants to support early-stage cancer research.
- May 24, 2023
Nine clinical investigators and trainees at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center will receive awards from Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, this year at ASCO's 2023 Annual Meeting
- May 17, 2023
Dr. Hershman will begin her six-year term as co-chair in the Spring of 2025.
- May 16, 2023
Dr. Izar has been selected as a recipient of the Pershing Sohn Prize in recognition of his innovative approach to finding a new therapeutic target for brain metastasis.
- May 14, 2023
With grant support from the V Foundation, Dr. Cheng will pursue innovative research studying the interface of nutritional and gene regulatory networks in cancer.
- April 21, 2023
Dozens of HICCC researchers presented their research and were recognized for their scientific contributions at this year's AACR annual meeting.
- April 11, 2023
Cory Abate-Shen, PhD, an internationally-recognized expert in genitourinary cancer, has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the AACR's Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Lectureship.
- March 8, 2023
The new Walkers Scholar Fellowship for MDS research has been made possible by a generous gift from Nancy and Joe Walker.
- February 15, 2023
The awardees are proposing innovative clinical trials that aim to advance treatment and interventions for multiple areas of health and medicine.
- February 13, 2023
HICCC Director Anil Rustgi, MD, is being honored for his major contributions in advancing the care of patients with digestive diseases through clinical or translational research.
- October 19, 2022
The CZI Diversity award recognizes the Azizi lab with a new $1.15M grant and underscores Dr. Azizi's commitment to improving diversity and inclusion in cancer science, engineering, and research.