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SARC would like to announce the 2011 SARC Career Development Award recipients. SARC is pleased to be able to support these young investigators as they begin their careers in the field of sarcoma.
Seth M. Pollack, MD, is currently completing medical oncology fellowship and will start as an Acting Instructor this July for University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at The George Washington University Department of Medicine.
SARC is pleased to award Dr. Pollack the 2011 SARC Career Development Award to support his project entitled: “Adoptive T-cell therapy for patients with metastatic sarcoma.”
Keila Enitt Torres, MD, PhD, is currently completing a surgical oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas where she will remain as faculty. After receiving her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she completed a general surgery residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, she obtained PhD in molecular pharmacology also from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
SARC is pleased to award Dr. Torres the 2011 Career Development Award to support her work entitled: “The role of the P13K/AKT/mTOR pathway in radiation associated sarcoma.”