Woroniecka Receives Technician Support Award

Woroniecka Receives Technician Support Award

        

Karolina Woroniecka, MD PhD, first-year resident, been selected to receive a Technician Support Award from the Duke Office of Physician-Scientist Development and the School of Medicine. This award is designed to support research endeavors of early career physician-scientists returning to clinical activities, and will cover a portion of the salary and associated fringe benefits of a laboratory technician or research assistant. 

Dr. Woroniecka’s research focus is on T cell exhaustion in glioblastoma; this award will support investigating mechanisms of T cell cytotoxicity in the absence of tumor cell MHC class 1. There will be an opportunity to extend the support for an additional year should the project require it.