Kraynie and Giovacchini Awarded LCINC Research Fellows Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Alyssa Kraynie, current cytopathology fellow and 2017-18 surgical pathology fellow, and Dr. Coral Giovacchini, current pulmonary/critical care medicine fellow and 2017-18 interventional fellow, for receiving a $25,000 research fellows grant from Lung Cancer Initiative North Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Pavlisko, thoracic pathologist, as well as Drs. Jeff Clark and Kamran Mahmood will serve as faculty mentors

The purpose of the Lung Cancer Initiative’s research program is to further the development of local lung cancer care and research programs across the state, and to encourage continuing involvement in the field of lung cancer.  Their research will focus on the evaluation of PD-L1 Immunohistochemistry in cytology specimens.