Home » Allen-Rhoades honored as Young Investigator by Conquer Cancer Foundation
HOUSTON May 3, 2013 – Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades, clinical postdoctoral fellow in pediatric hematology/oncology, received the Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for her research, “Investigating novel biomarkers in pediatric osteosarcoma.”
The award provides research funding during the final years of a doctor’s medical training to encourage an interest in research and jumpstart their careers as physician-scientists. Recipients receive a one-year grant of $50,000 to fund their investigative studies as they begin their careers in oncology research.
Dr. Allen-Rhoades will receive the award at the 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting later this month in Chicago.