2011 BTC Grant Winners

2011 BTC Grant Winners

Pictured: Moritz Kircher

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


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

Project Title: MEF Promotes Stemness in the Pathogenesis of Gliomas


Pictured: Michael J. Evans
Michael 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 Fabius
Armida 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 Huse
Jason 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 Kircher
Moritz F. Kircher, MD, PhD, Assistant Attending, Radiology

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


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

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