Bioengineering PhD candidate, Gregory Futia, has been awarded a TL1 predoctoral training fellowship by the CCTSI
Gregory Futia, a PhD candidate in the department of bioengineering, has been awarded a TL1 predoctoral training fellowship by the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute for project titled, “Investigations of Lipid Content and Quantitate Microscopy for the Identification of Circulating Tumor Cells(CTC) from Ovarian Carcinoma”.
Greg is pursuing this project is under the mentorship of Emily Gibson PhD, faculty member in the Department of Bioengineeirng, and Kian Behbakht MD, clinician and faculty member in the Department Obstetrics and Oncology.
Through this fellowship, Greg will be exposed to the difficulties encountered in clinical trial design and the short coming of current disease monitoring end points. Overall, this fellowship will further develop Greg’s expertise in the clinical and translational aspects of his research.
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