Mario Otto, MD, PhD, Receives St. Baldrick's Research Award

Mario Otto, MD, PhD
Mario Otto, MD, PhD

Congratulations to Mario Otto, MD, PhD, who was recently awarded a 2018 Research Award from the St. Baldrick's Foundation. This one-year grant, in the amount of $100,000, will support his project entitled, "Improving anti-cancer immune responses to targeted radionuclide therapy." The goal of this project is to combine molecular-targeted radiotherapy with immunomodulatory agents to facilitate radiation-damage induced anti-tumor immune responses. Other UW investigators include Bryan Bednarz, PHD (Medical Physics) and Jamey Weichert, PhD (Radiology).