Immunotherapy Scholar Award presented by The Faris Foundation

Dr. Sujith Joseph, Senior Staff Scientist, and Dr. Meenakshi Hegde, Assistant Professor, both members of the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center have been awarded the Faris D. Virani Immunotherapy Scholar Award of $300,000 over two years, by The Faris Foundation.

The research project titled, “Developing Sarcoma-specific T-cell Platform for Grafting Chimeric Antigen Receptors,” will be conducted by Dr. Joseph in the laboratory of Dr. Hegde at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center.

Full press release available here (Texas Children’s Cancer Center).