Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D. receives American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant

October 29, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Accolades and Milestones

Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology was recently awarded the prestigious Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society. The winning project will look at intratumoral metabolic crosstalk mechanisms in pancreatic cancer, studying how tumors survive and grow with the hope of developing targeted therapies. Howard Crawford, Ph.D. and Marina Pasca di Magliano, Ph.D. of the Department of Surgery are co-investigators. The award will provide $792,000 in support over 4 years.