Now Accepting Applications for
YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
SUPPORTING TRAVEL TO THE 2017 SOCIETY OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation is pleased to announce that it is soliciting applications for its Young Investigator Award, which supports travel to the 2017 Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting (SID) to be held April 26-29, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.
This award, a $1,500 honorarium, will support travel of a young investigator who is attending the SID Annual Meeting and is presenting cutaneous lymphoma related research.
Criteria for selection of the Young Investigator Award includes:
Please e-mail CV, ASH abstract and supporting letter from mentor to Holly Priebe, Chief Operating and Financial Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 25, 2017.
Final selection will be made by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, and the awardee will be notified by March 25, 2017.
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The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation gives two Young Investigator Awards each year to new physicians and scientists in the field of cutaneous lymphoma research. Following are descriptions of our Young Investigator Awards:American Society of Hematology Young Investigator Award
Established in 2011, this annual award is given to support travel of a young investigator who is presenting cutaneous lymphoma related research to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.
Criteria for selection of this award includes:
This award is sponsored by the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation.
About Our 2016 Award Recipient
The CLF is pleased to announce Rebecca Kohnken, DVM, as the recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Award (YIA). Dr. Kohnken is in her fourth year in The Ohio State University Combined Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Residency/ Ph.D. Program administered jointly through the Department of Veterinary Biosciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Comparative and Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program. Her research is focused on mouse studies to investigate cell signaling and complex epigenetic mechanisms involved in oncogenesis in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Since 2003, this annual award has been given to support travel to the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting and participation in the concurrent CTCL Symposium. Nominations for this award are received from members of the Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, a candidate is chosen by the organizing committee of the Symposium, and the candidate is approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Criteria for selection of this award includes:
This award is sponsored by the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation and the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas.
About our 2016 Award Recipient
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation (CLF) is pleased to announce John T. O'Malley, MD, PhD, as the recipient of its 2016 Young Investigator Award (YIA) travel grant to the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting. Dr. O'Malley's presented on two research projects: the effectiveness of low dose radiation therapy for mycosis fungoides; and the plasticity of malignant T-cells in CTCL.
2016: John T. O'Malley, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School - SID YIA Recipient; Rebecca Kohnken, DVM, Ohio State University - ASH YIA Recipient
2015: Tomomitsu Miyagaki, MD, PhD, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan - SID YIA Recipient; Anjali Mishra, PhD, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - ASH YIA Recipient
2014: Filiberto Cendeno Laurent, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; SID YIA Recipient; Tianjiao Wang, PhD, University of Michigan
2013: Sima Rozati, MD, University Hospital Zurich - IID YIA Recipient; María Florencia Cayrol, PhD, University of Buenos Aires, Argentine - ASH YIA Recipient
2012: Rei Watanabe, MD, PhD, Harvard Skin Disease and Research Center, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital - SID YIA Recipient; Georgia Saporiti, MD, University of Milan, Italy - ASH YIA Recipient
2011: Oleg E. Akilov, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh - SID YIA Recipient; and Salvia Jain, M.D., NYU - ASH YIA Recipient
2010: Makato Sugaya, M.D., University of Tokyo, Japan; SID YIA Recipient
2009: Chunlei Zhang, MD., Ph.D., MD Anderson; SID YIA Recipient
2008: Xiao Ni, M.D., Ph.D., MD Anderson ; SID YIA Recipient
2007: Rachael Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard; SID YIA Recipient
2006: Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Northwestern University; SID YIA Recipient
2005: Larisa Geskin, M.D., University of Pittsburgh; SID YIA Recipient
2004: Narin Apisanthanarax, M.D., Case Western; SID YIA Recipient
2003: Karen McGinnus, M.D., University of Pennsylvania; SID YIA Recipient
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