Brain Tumor Center: 2011 BTC Grant Winners

The following scientists and clinicians are winners of the 2011 Memorial Sloan Kettering brain tumor grant competition.

Pictured: Elena BazzoliElena Bazzoli, MD, Research Fellow, Neurology, Medicine, and Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program

Project Title: MEF Promotes Stemness in the Pathogenesis of Gliomas

Pictured: Michael J. EvansMichael J. Evans, PhD, Research Fellow, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Project Title: Noninvasive Measurement of PI3K Pathway Signaling with a Positron-Emitting Radiopharmaceutical that Targets the Transferrin Receptor

Pictured: Armida FabiusArmida Fabius, PhD, Research Fellow, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Project Title: The role of the Parkinson's Disease-Associated Gene PARK2 in the Molecular Pathogenesis of Glioblastoma

Pictured: Jason HuseJason T. Huse, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Pathology; Affiliate Member, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Project Title: Characterizing the Pathophysiological Significance of Transcriptional Subclass in WHO Grade II and III Diffuse Astrocytoma

Pictured: Moritz KircherMoritz F. Kircher, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Radiology

Project Title: A Novel Brain Tumor Imaging Approach Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Pictured: Barbara OldriniBarbara Oldrini, PhD, Research Fellow, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Project Title: Dissecting the Mechanism of EGFR Signal Termination by the PTEN Tumor Suppressor