Student Researchers Study Cancer with Top SOM Faculty Through Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards

October 25, 2022 by

Dr. Ileana Mauldin and Priya Katyal

Ileana Mauldin, PhD, is a faculty advisor to undergraduate researcher Priya Katyal (pictured right). (Photo by Coe Sweet)

Two UVA fourth-year undergraduate students, Emma Imbarlina and Priya Katyal, are contributing to discoveries in cancer immunotherapy thanks to Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards, which are funded through the generosity of late UVA alumnus David A. Harrison III and his family. In addition to the invaluable opportunity to collaborate with top scholars in a real-world research context, the Harrison award is giving these young students a chance to contribute vital data in the search for life-saving cancer treatments.

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