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ASTRO awards $34,500 in individual grants to top researchers presenting at the 2013 Annual Meeting
Date:8/27/2013

icate. Up to five awards are available for junior investigators (must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency or PhD program no more than four years prior to the deadline) and up to five are available for senior investigators (biologists or physicists four to 10 years post PhD or board certification, whichever comes later). Recipients of the 2013 Basic Science Abstract Award are:

Radiation Physics

  • Bin Han, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
  • Teo Stanescu, PhD, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto
  • Seishin Takao, PhD, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
  • Eric L. Williams, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
  • Yun Yang, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Radiation and Cancer Biology

  • Anita Aiyer, MS, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Mekhail Anwar, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Michael T. Spiotto, MD, PhD, University of Chicago, Chicago
  • Gregory R. Vlacich, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Ting Xu, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

The Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract/Travel Award recognizes outstanding abstracts submitted by early career scientists, biologists and physicists. Up to 15 awards of $1,000 each are given (five in each category) to help offset travel expenses to attend ASTRO's Annual Meeting. Awardees are the lead authors of the high-scoring abstracts selected for presentation at the 2013 ASTRO Annual Meeting. The 2013 Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Award recipients are:

  • Scott V. Bratman, MD, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
  • Christopher Chapman, MS, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Avani Dholakia, BS, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore
  • Aaron Falchook, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Annemarie Fernan
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American Society for Radiation Oncology
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