Ie-Ming Shih and Rebecca Stone Awarded More Than $10 Million for Ovarian Cancer Research
Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D., and Rebecca Stone, M.D., of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, have been awarded more than $10 million for a three-year, multicenter research project by Break Through Cancer, a cancer research foundation. The project’s goal is to advance women’s cancer research by investigating how to intercept ovarian cancer before it occurs. Shih (left in the photo) and Stone are collaborating with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City; Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, Cambridge, Mass.; and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Shih serves as director of the TeLinde Gynecologic Pathology Laboratory in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and is co-director of the Women’s Malignancies Research Group at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, and Stone serves as director of the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics.