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June 15, 2001
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V Foundation Awards Cancer Researcher $100,000 Grant


Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, has been selected as a V Foundation Scholar and will be awarded a $100,000 grant for his identification of novel T-cell receptor-induced genes used as targets to induce tumor immunity. Named for legendary basketball coach and sports commentator Jim Valvano, the V Foundation for Cancer Research has raised more than $18 million for cancer research and has awarded more than 135 research grants.

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