Dr. Tianhe Huang awarded an Early Investigator Research Award

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Congratulations to Dr. Tianhe Huang for an Early Investigator Research Award by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) of the Department of Defense.

Dr. Huang is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Xin Lu, the John and Mary Jo Boler assistant professor in Department of Biological Sciences, Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases.  Huang is also co-mentored by Dr. Liang Cheng at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Huang studies several different cancers, including rare cancers.  His award is for understanding and targeting the metastasis of prostate cancer.  Dr. Huang received his MD (2012) and Ph.D. (2019) degrees in China. He joined Lu’s laboratory as a postdoctoral fellow in 2019 where he has been highly productive studying both prostate cancer and von Hippel Lindau syndrome which causes hemangioblastomas (or blood vessel tumors of the brain, spinal cord, and eye).

Originally published by Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases at biology.nd.edu on October 29, 2019.