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June 2018

Cristina Tommasi was selected for a Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Stanford School of Medicine. Congratulations, Cristina!

May 2018

Dr. Lee was selected to receive a 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation for her work characterizing novel regulators of skin cancer progression. This 3-year grant was awarded to 18 physician scientists nationally in 2018. We thank the DDCF and its Medical Research Program!

Cristina Tommasi was selected to give an oral presentation at the 2018 International Investigative Dermatology meeting.

February 2018

Brittany Stinson was awarded funding through the Human Biology Research Exploration (HB-REX) program, which will support her research efforts in our lab this summer.

January 2018

Dr. Lee was selected to receive the 2018 Milstein Research Scholar Award in Melanoma/Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer from the American Skin Association

March 2017

Dr. Lee was selected for a Kimmel Scholar Award to continue her work in skin cancer research. This 2-year grant is awarded to 15 of the nation’s most promising researchers annually. We thank Mr. Kimmel and the Medical Advisory Board of the Sidney Kimmel Foundation!   
 

February 2017

Dane Sessions was accepted into the MD/PhD Programs at the University of Virginia, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tufts University, and UC Irvine. Congratulations, Dane!
 

January 2017

Kamina Wilkerson was awarded funding through the Bio-X Undergraduate Student Research Program, which will support her research efforts in our lab this summer. 
 

May 2016

Christie Nguyen was awarded the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. Congratulations, Christie!

Michelle Bach was awarded a UAR Small Grant, which will fund her summer research experience in our lab.
 

March 2016

Our lab was awarded a Research Grant from the Dermatology Foundation to study kinetochore and Kinastrin-interacting proteins disrupted in skin cancer.

Dr. Lee’s High-Risk Skin Cancer clinic was featured in the Stanford Medicine News.

 

February 2016

Kamina Wilkerson was accepted into the Stanford Human Biology Research Exploration Program, which will fund her summer research experience in our lab.

Christie Nguyen was awarded the Leadership and Science Merit Award by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to facilitate her transition to medical school.

Christie Nguyen was accepted into the MD/PhD Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as well as Case Western Reserve University. Congratulations, Christie!

 

January 2016

Dane Sessions was selected by the American Academy of Dermatology to present an abstract at the 74th AAD Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

 

July 2015

Dr. Lee’s High-Risk Skin Cancer clinic was featured in Scope, an award-winning medical blog at Stanford University School of Medicine.

 

November 2014

Our paper identifying KNSTRN as a new oncogene in human cancer was highlighted in Cancer Discovery.