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Christine M. Eischen, PhD, awarded 2017 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant

11/22/17

Christine M. Eischen, PhD, advisor to JCBS graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Co-Leader of the Molecular Biology & Genetics Program and Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Cancer Biology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, has been awarded a 2017 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant.

Her grant is entitled, “Using PROTACS to target the Mdm2 oncoprotein.”  The grant will promote the key tenets of the Bayer Grants4Targets™ Initiative, providing new treatment options for cancers with high unmet medical need, encouraging innovation and translation of ideas from basic research into novel drugs, and fostering collaborations between excellent academic groups and the pharmaceutical industry.”

Congratulations Dr. Eischen !