The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Fellowship Awards program was established through the Forward Fund to support the development of young investigators in the field to cultivate the next generation of cancer immunotherapy experts.
Since 2014, SITC has committed more than $2 million in fellowship awards to deserving young investigators.
TERM: One YearAMOUNT: $100,000
This cancer immunotherapy clinical fellowship award aims to provide support for an individual who has a vested interest in furthering the research and translation of immunotherapeutic approaches for treating patients with early stage NSCLC.
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This fellowship award is named after Holbrook Kohrt, MD, PhD, assistant professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine, renowned for his clinical trials research examining novel immunologic approaches and his translational research on novel therapies to enhance anti-tumor immunity. Dr. Kohrt was a member of the Levy Laboratory, which helped develop and test the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved antibody against cancer for the treatment of lymphoma in 1997. He started his own laboratory in 2012, and helped develop five novel patented approaches to cancer immunotherapy
Made possible by an educational grant from Genentech
TERM: One YearBEGINNING: July 2019
Conducted at the CCR in Bethesda, MD, this program allows the fellow to have exposure to multiple clinical immunotherapeutic approaches, and also to key opinion leaders in the field of clinical immunotherapy.
SITC congratulates the recipients of three 2018 Fellowship Awards, to support the next generation of cancer immunotherapy and tumor immunology experts through dedicated funding of novel research. The recipients were honored during a ceremony at the society’s 33rd Annual Meeting on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
The 2018 SITC Fellowship Award recipients are:
Recipient: David Liu, MD, MPH, MS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Project Title: “Dissecting Differential Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma through Clinical Computational Oncology”
Award Amount: $200,000 (two years)
Sponsored byMade possible by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Recipient: Bryan D. Choi, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Project Title: “Combination Immunotherapy with Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cells and Bispecific T-cell Engagers for Glioblastoma”
Award Amount: $100,000 (one year)
Recipient: Kelly G. Paulson, MD, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Project Title: “Turning immunotherapy responses into immunotherapy cures for the virus-associated Merkel cell carcinoma”
Sponsored byMade possible by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.
Interested in supporting a fellowship? Contact SITC Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 414-271-2456.
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