TRI’s Career Development Scholars Program has selected four early-career researchers to receive two years of funded support and mentored translational research training.
The program, which selects scholars through a competitive application process, provides 75% salary support and up to $25,000 per year for research, tuition, travel and education.
The KL2 Career Development Scholars (funded by TRI’s Clinical and Translational Science Award) are:
Maryam Y. Garza, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.M.Ci., Instructor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics
Project Title: Innovative Solutions to Streamline Data Collection, Exchange, and Utilization in Translational Research
Tremaine Williams, Ed.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics
Project Title: Quantifying Clinical Team Social Network Influences on Care of Medically Complex Patients Using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Adam Wolfe, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology- Project Title: “Targeting Homologous Repair to Overcome Genotoxic Therapy Resistance in Pancreatic Cancer”
The Institutional Career Development Scholar (funded by the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute) is:
Yong-Chen “William” Lu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology
Project Title: A pilot study of developing T cell-based cancer immunotherapies for African American and Hispanic populations