Christian Capitini, MD, Receives Vilas Award

Congratulations to Christian Capitini, MD, for winning a Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Award from the UW Provost Office. This award, which provides $50,000 in flexible research funds for his laboratory, will be used for supplies and animal costs associated with Dr. Capitini's ongoing productive in vivo experimental program. His research laboratory is focused on bone marrow transplant (BMT), and in using components of the immune system to enhance the efficacy of BMT by preventing the common complications - namely tumor relapse and graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD).