UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Siddharth Sheth, DO, MPH, a current medical oncology fellow, was awarded the Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research and American Head and Neck Society (AACR-AHNS). Sheth will join Medical Oncology as faculty with a joint appointment in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award click to enlarge Siddharth Sheth, DO, MPH

The American Association for Cancer Research and American Head and Neck Society (AACR-AHNS) recently awarded Siddharth Sheth, DO, MPH, a medical oncology fellow from the UNC School of Medicine, a Scholar-in-Training Award at the AACR-AHNS Joint Conference held in Austin, Texas. AACR-AHNS Scholar-in-Training Awards are highly competitive and recognize outstanding young investigators invited to present their latest research on head and neck cancer biology, novel targets, biomarkers, immunology, immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, response/resistance to therapy. Sheth received the award to support the project “RNA sequencing of salivary mucoepidermoid carcinoma reveals distinct molecular profiles based on histological grade” and gave an oral presentation detailing the study findings at the conference. He is mentored by UNC Lineberger’s Antonio Amelio, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Health Sciences.

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