Recipients of the 2016-2017 Research Fellows Grants


Katherine Cox AnsleyKatherine Cox Ansley, MD
Hematology and Oncology Fellow
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Project title: Changes in Circulating tumor-specific DNA before and after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in Patients with Brain Metastases: A Pilot Study

Sanggyu BaeSanggyu Bae
Hematology & Oncology Fellow, PGY-6
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Project title: Carolina Lung Cancer Network


Jennifer Ersek, MSPH, PhD(c)
Science Writer
Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System

Project title: Comparison and correlation of lung cancer biomarker testing in liquid and tissue biopsies


Jordan TorokJordan A. Torok, MD
Radiation oncology resident physician (PGY-5)
Duke University Medical Center

Project title: Using circulating tumor DNA to guide therapy in locally advanced lung cancer

Meera YogarajahMeera Yogarajah, MD
Hematology & Oncology Fellow
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Project title: Identification of biomarkers in lung cancer patients treated with anti-PD-1 immune therapy
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