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Dietmar W. Siemann Awarded National Cancer Institute Grant

Dr. Dietmar W. Siemann, a radiobiologist with the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for his project titled, “Hypoxia: Impact on Src Signaling and…

Paul Okunieff Awarded Florida Space Institute Grant

Dr. Paul Okunieff, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a grant by the Florida Space Institute (FSI) for his project titled, “Measurement of Individual Carcinogenesis Risk after Solar or Cosmic Radiation Exposure.” The Florida Space Institute aims to support space research, development, and education activities within…

Dr. Julie Bradley Awarded Ocala Royal Dames Grant

Dr. Julie Bradley, a member of the Department of Radiation Oncology based at the UF Proton Therapy Institute, was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Ocala Royal Dames for her study, “Prospective Pilot Study of Early Markers of Radiation-Induced Cardiac Injury in Patients with Left-Sided Breast Cancer Receiving Photon or…

Dr. Odedina Awarded Department of Defense Grant

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, PhD, Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology and Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy and Director of Community Outreach and Minority Affairs at the Prostate Disease Center, was recently awarded a prestigious Department of Defense grant for “The Florida Prostate Cancer Research Training Opportunities for Outstanding Leaders (ReTOOL) Program: Creating…

UFSCC Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Grant Awardees

Small Cell Lung Cancer is an aggressive subtype of lung cancer that exhibits a unique clinical, pathological, and biological phenotype. This funding opportunity, made available through a generous philanthropic donation to the UF Shands Cancer Center, recognizes that the study of neuroendocrine small cell lung cancer is underrepresented in…


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