Ayesha Shafi receives PCF Young Investigator Award


Ayesha Shafi AwardAyesha Shafi, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Director Dr. Karen Knudsen, has been awarded a prestigious Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Award.

Shafi is conducting research on the role of the androgen receptor and the DNA repair factor DNA-dependent protein kinase in prostate cancer. Her studies are directed at understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that cause advanced metastatic prostate cancer and developing more effective therapeutic strategies to treat this disease.

Congratulations to Dr. Shafi on her award!