July 21, 2016

Medical School assistant professor receives clinical scientist development award

Award from the Doris Duke Foundation allows junior faculty to focus on research

Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D.
Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D., is one of 17 recipients of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s 19th Clinical Scientist Development Awards. The awards are designed to allow junior faculty protected time for their clinical research as they establish their own research programs.

Venneti was chosen from among 169 applicants and will receive $495,000 over three years for his oncology research: defining the epigenetic landscape of pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas.

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