Research

Young Investigator Awards

 

 

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:

  • Individuals with a M.D. or Ph.D. degree.
  • Individuals with an academic rank no greater than assistant professor.
  • Individuals with demonstrable interest and/or achievement in clinical care, education or research in cutaneous lymphomas.
  • Individuals who have submitted an abstract and will presenting research at the annual ASH meeting.

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.


Society for Investigative Dermatology Young Investigator Award

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:

  • Individuals with a M.D. or Ph.D. degree.
  • Individuals with an academic rank no greater than assistant professor.
  • Individuals with demonstrable interest and/or achievement in clinical care, education or research in cutaneous lymphomas.
  • Individuals who have submitted an abstract and will presenting research at the annual SID meeting.

This award is sponsored by the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation and the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas.

About our 2017 Award Recipient

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation (CLF) is pleased to announce Adèle de Masson, MD, as the recipient of its 2017 Young Investigator Award (YIA) travel grant to the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting. Dr. de Masson's research focus is identifying a method to predict which individuals are likely to progress to more advanced stages of cutaneous lymphoma.


Listing of Past Young Investigator Award (YIA) Recipients

2017: Adèle de Masson, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital - SID YIA Recipient;

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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