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August 2017

Across the Consortium – August 2017

Aug. 26, 2017:

The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium‘s Across the Consortium is your front row seat to the latest in Big Ten CRC news. This month we highlight new discoveries from our member institutions, celebrate awards, and feature outstanding researchers as well as volunteers from across the consortium. 

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Member Feature: Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Aug. 2, 2017:

Investigator Spotlight

Barbara Pro, MD, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Educational background: MD, University La Sapienza in Rome Italy; Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Research interests: Dr Pro’s research focus has been on the development of new therapies for the management of patients with Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. She has served as the PI on numerous clinical trials, including three trials that led to the approval of novel agents for the treatment of T-cell lymphomas. Dr. Pro is an internationally renowned clinician and researcher and her work has been published extensively.

Little-known facts about Dr. Pro: 

  • When my father died from colon cancer at the age of 42 I decided to become an oncologist and help cure cancer.
  • I love teaching and sharing my experience with our Fellows.
  • I wish I’d studied English sooner! I went to medical school in Italy and had no idea I would eventually practice in the U.S.

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