See also our related blog for the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Aislynn Graduates!

We couldn't be more proud of Aislynn Samano who graduated today with a Masters Degree from UTHSCSA. Aislynn's thesis encompassed a multi-disciplinary approach to evaluating drug efficacy in genetically-engineered mouse models of medulloblastoma. The results of her study are especially important to academic and pharmaceutical approaches to preclinical therapeutics. Important contributors included lab members Eri Taniguchi (alumnist now), Sachiko Ohshima and Aoife Kilcoyne as well as imaging collaborators Osamu Togao, Ai-Ling Lin, Duff Davis, and Tim Duong and engineering collaborators Brent Nowak and Thomas Whitney. We plan to submit a manuscript on Aislynn's exciting work later this month. Congratulations, Aislynn!

[ Update (7/15/09): Exciting News! Aislynn has been selected as the recipient of the 2009 Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence in Master of Science Studies !! ]