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The individuals below are the awardees of the K12 Calabresi Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program. The award provides two years of support for early-career physician scientists to pursue patient-oriented cancer clinical research. See the Calabresi Program Awards page for information about applying for funding. Congratulations to all the recipients.

2019 Scholars

Juan  Alderuccio, MDJuan Alderuccio, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine 
Mentors: Craig Moskowitz, MD, and Izidore Lossos, MD
Project: Prognostic significance of baseline metabolic tumor volume in patients with relapsed and refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with platinum-based chemotherapy

Neha  Goel, MDNeha Goel, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Mentors: Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH; Nipun Merchant, MD; and J. William Harbour, MD 
Project: A novel approach to eliminating racial/ethnic breast cancer disparities in South Florida: Going back to our roots to fix the future

Eric  Mellon, MD, PhDEric Mellon, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Mentors: Andrew Maudsley, PhD, and Alan Pollack, MD, PhD
Project Title: Weekly multiparametric MRI of glioblastoma during primary chemoradiation therapy