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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter

Research News


Dr. Deryl Troyer
Dr. Deryl Troyer
, anatomy & physiology, received Phi Kappa Phi honor society’s Scholar Award.  read announcement

Dr. Michal ZolkiewskiDr. Michal Zolkiewski, biochemistry & molecular biophysics, led a study that could result in the first universal treatment for dystonia, a neurological disorder that affects nearly half a million Americans.  read news release

Dr. Annelise Nguyen

Dr. Annelise Nguyen, Diagnostic Medicine & Pathobiology, was appointed to serve a 4-year term on the National Institutes of Health’s Literature Selection Technical Review Committee for the National Library of Medicine. The appointment is based on quality of clinical and research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant medical and scientific activities, achievements and honors.

Benton McGivern receiving undergraduate Cancer Research Award
Benton McGivern, senior in kinesiology and pre-medicine in Dr. Susan Brown‘s lab in biology, was named an outstanding graduating senior in K-State College of Human Ecologyread news release

Cancer research faculty retirements
Gary Conrad and Jean-Pierre Perchellet, both professors in the Division of Biology

New cancer research faculty
Thomas Mueller, biology; Ryan Rafferty, chemistry; Kristopher Silver, anatomy & physiology; Timothy Durrett, biochemisty; Mei He, biological & agricultural engineering (in Olathe)