Trainee and Young Investigator Award Winners Chosen


The Organizing Committee has reviewed and ranked the abstracts submitted for the symposium and reviewed the award applications. The following are the three Trainee and three Young Investigator Award Winners:

Trainee Abstract Award Winners

  1. Intravital imaging of lymph node metastasis reveals its ability to contribute to distant metastasis, Pereira, Ethel, et al, [Presenter], (Edwin L. Steele Laboratories, Department of Radiation Oncology, MGH Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States)
  2. Nanoparticle to treat established lymph node metastasis and primary tumor,
    Adjei, Isaac, et al, [Presenter], (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States | Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, United States)
  3. Cutaneous Immune Factors and Regression of In-Transit/Lymphatic Melanoma After Intralesional Injection of Bacille Calmette-Guerin, Jones, Maris, et al, [Presenter], (Division of Surgical Oncology, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA)

Young Investigator Award Winners

  1. Epigenetic alterations of spliceosome factors are associated with organ-specific melanoma metastasis, Marzese, Diego, et al, [Presenter], (Department of Translational Molecular Medicine, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, United States)
  2. Innovations in Lymphatic Microsurgery – MLVA and FLA-LVSP: The Complete Treatment Package, Campisi, Corrado, et al, [Presenter], (Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery ,Unit for Lymphatic Microsurgery, Salus Hospital, GVM Care & Research, Reggio Emilia, Italy)
  3. Cryofluorescence Tomography for Single-Cell and Micron-Level of Analysis of Cancer Metastasis and the Lymphovascular System – Bridging the Microscopic/Mesoscopic Divide, Holt, Robert, et al, [Presenter], (inviCRO, LLC, Boston, United States)
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017, 3:05 pm – 4:05 pm Emerald Ballroom

Trainee & Young Investigator Award Presentations

Each award winner will have 10 minutes to present their abstract including 2 minutes of discussion. Following the presentations, there will be a short awards ceremony.