Pathology News and Events
In January 2020, Dr. Ram Mani was awarded an R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), for his project, 3D genome architecture and the origins of recurrent genomic rearrangements in prostate cancer. The grant will run for 5 years with total direct costs of $1,245,000.
Dr. Hasan Zaki was awarded a $900,000 / three-year grant from the Cancer Prevention Research Initiative of Texas (CPRIT) in February 2020. Despite technological advances in diagnosis and the remarkable progress in treatment options for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, the disease remains the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
Dr. Ibrahim Hashim’ s journal article, “The Clinical Laboratory’s Role in the Diagnosis and Management of Hypopituitarism” took center stage with the front cover feature for the Medical Laboratory Observer, (November, 2019).
The 99th Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Pathologists (TSP) ushered in the presidency of our own Chair, Dr. James Malter.
Qing Zhang, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology was named the 2020 recipient of the Cotran Early-Career Investigator Award from The American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP).