Fifth year MD-PhD Student, Nneoma Adaku, has been awarded an F30 Research Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This award will support Ms. Adaku's research in the Tavazoie Lab at The Rockefeller University on her project "Elucidating the Function of LRP1 in APOE-mediated Suppression of Melanoma Metastasis."
This past fall, the Tri-Institutional student community has been excited to roll out a brand-new seminar series. Titled “Physician-Scientist Career Seminars,” the goal of this new series is to expose MD-PhD students, especially those in the midst of their PhD training, to the diverse career paths open to physician scientists.
Like many others, the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program is horrified and disgusted by the attack on our democracy that took place on Wednesday, January 6, and we condemn the rhetoric and violent actions to overturn a democratic election–probably the most secure in the nation’s history.
Fifth-year Tri-Institutional MD-PhD student Charlie Kinzig has been awarded an NIH F30 research fellowship. This award will support Mr. Kinzig’s research in the laboratory of Titia de Lange at The Rockefeller University on his project “Telomerase-Mediated Healing of Double-Strand Breaks in Human Cells.”
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to combat its spread, the MD-PhD program leadership was unable to bring undergraduates to the Tri-I campus for the summer. However, unwilling to cancel the program entirely, and dedicated to its mission of increasing the diversity of physician-scientists, Gateways leadership opted to create a version of the program that could be delivered remotely.