Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Medicine's Young Investigators Receive Top Awards

Medicine's Young Investigators Receive Top Awards

On Friday, February 6, Montefiore Medical Center's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs held its 15th Young Investigator Symposium. Twenty-seven investigators from eight different departments (including this year, for the first time, the Montefiore North Division) gave presentations.

Investigators from the Department of Medicine's divisions of Oncology and Dermatology received awards for the following presentations:

First Place

  • Pawan Kaler (Oncology), "Macrophage-derived IL-1b stimulates Wnt signaling and growth of colon cancer cells"
  • Lin Deng (Oncology), "Targeted inactivation of Stat3 in macrophages causes colitis and the development of malignant tumors in the mouse colon"

Second Place

  • Adam Friedman (Dermatology), "Novel and Versatile Hybrid Nanoparticles: Harnessing the Therapeutic Potenital of Nitric Oxide"
  • Michael Papetti (Oncology), "Critical role of Mybl2 in intestinal cell maturation"


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Rational Use of Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases
Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Grand Rounds

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