Two VPC trainees receive 2023 PCF Young Investigator Award

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The Prostate Cancer Foundation established the Young Investigator Awards initiative to identify the next generation of prostate cancer research leaders who will contribute innovative ideas to the field. This program aims to maintain the vibrancy of the prostate cancer research community by supporting promising scientists in their pursuit of new discoveries. Congratulations to both Shaghayegh Nouruzi and Felipe Eltit, who have been honored with the 2023 PCF Young Investigator Award, in recognition of their work. This recognition acknowledges their dedication and contribution to the field of prostate cancer research. Congratulations on this remarkable achievement!

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Shaghayegh Nouruzi, PhD

Mentor: Dr Amina Zoubeidi

2023 Leerom & Karolina Segal – PCF Young Investigator Award

Epigenetic and Metabolomic Vulnerabilities in ASCL1-Driven NEPC Subtype


Felipe Eltit, PhD

Mentor: Dr Michael Cox

2023 Clay Hamlin, Metropoulous Family Foundation, William and Cary Singleton -PCF Young Investigator Award

Investigating how Prostate Cancer causes Sclerotic Metastatic Bone Lesions and Impact Fracture Risk using Cellular and Materials Sciences Approaches

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