ACS-IRG Pilot Projects Awarded for 2011


The Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson hosted the Annual ACS-IRG Luncheon on October 20. The 2011 Pilot Project recipients are Takemi Tanaka, PhD. of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Benjamin Leiby, PhD from the department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Timothy Showalter, MD, department of Radiation Oncology, Ayush Dagvadorj, MD, PhD, and A. Kathleen McClendon, PhD, both of the department of Cancer Biology. They briefly explained their research projects to RuthAnn Dailey, Regional Vice-President, and Larry Slagle, Distinguished Giving Director, Southeast Region, East Central Division of the American Cancer Society. Ms. Dailey and Mr. Slagle explained the ACS mission and offered ways in which the Pilot Project recipients would be able to assist them in that mission.

Dr. Ayush Dagvadorg, Dr. Tim Showalter, Dr. Marja Nevalainen, Dr. Katie McClendon, Mr. Larry Slagle, Dr. Takemi Tanaka, MS. RuthAnn Dailey, and Dr. Ben Leiby