Angelina Vaseva, PhD to Receive NCI Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT)(R37) Award.

Angelina Vaseva
Angelina Vaseva, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Molecular Medicine,
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

Congratulations to Dr. Vaseva on being awarded an NCI Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT)(R37) Award.

NCI R37 award provides longer-term grant support to Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) that receive outstanding R01 grant scores. Eligible investigators may obtain up to seven years of support in two segments:  an initial award of up to five years and an opportunity for an extension of up to two additional years, based on an expedited NCI review.

Dr. Vaseva’s lab focuses on developing less-genotoxic, targeted therapy approaches for RAS-mutant rhabdomyosarcoma.


Dr Vaseva’s UT Health SA Profile



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