New Discoveries and Honors in Cancer Research

Read the latest cancer research and recognition from the members of the Damon Runyon scientific circle.
May 19, 2015
New HHMI Investigators selected

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced its newest class of 26 Investigators, some of the nation’s top biomedical researchers who will receive the flexible support necessary to move their research in creative new directions.  Four Damon Runyon scientists were selected for their individual scientific excellence.  Their appointments will begin in September 2015. 

Joseph D. Mougous, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '05-'07), University of Washington, Seattle
Pardis C. Sabeti, MD, DPhil (Damon Runyon Fellow '04-'06), Harvard University, Cambridge
Joanna K. Wysocka, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '04-'06), Stanford University, Stanford
Jennifer A. Zallen, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '00-'03, current Fellowship Sponsor), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York