Alex Pieper, Graduate Student in Sondel Laboratory, Appointed to ICTR TL1 Program

Congratulations to Alex Pieper, graduate student in the Sondel Laboratory, who was recently appointed to the TL1 program supported by the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR). This award provides an annual stipend, tuition, insurance, fees, and a travel allowance in support of his project, “Influence of Treatment Regimen and Tumor Type on Concomitant Immune Tolerance.” Alex’s research, under the direction of mentor Paul Sondel, MD, PhD, will utilize two separate in situ cancer vaccines to investigate the mechanisms by which anti-tumor responses can be induced at multiples sites of disease in preclinical murine models.