Grant ID RR190078
Awarded On August 21, 2019
Title Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Program CPRIT Scholar
Award Mechanism Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Institution/Organization The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Mackenzie Wehner
Cancer Sites Skin
Contracted Amount $2,000,000
Summary of Goals and Objectives

My goal is to be an independently-funded physician-scientist, leading my own research group in patient-oriented research that focuses on transforming our understanding and approach to skin cancer and decreasing the burden of disease for skin cancer in the United States.

In pursuit of this goal, I am seeking a tenure-track physician-scientist faculty position at an institution that provides me outstanding opportunities for success in my academic research career. My overarching research goals are focused on early detection and prevention of skin cancers: I aim to understand the relationship between actinic keratoses and skin cancers, identify early prognostic markers for patients at high risk o...

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