The Avon Foundation announced $275,000 in grants to the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and GW Cancer Institute, at the close of the 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Washington, D.C.
As a professor, mentor, and friend, Dr. Frank Miller was one of the most beloved faculty members at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He was an outstanding teacher, shaping the future careers of generations of medical students from 1944 until his retirement in 1985.
The GW Cancer Institute is in its second year of funding from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help increase the quality of survivorship care for D.C.-area breast cancer survivors.
Xiaoyan Zheng, Ph.D., received a $747,000 grant to research Hedgehog signaling pathway regulation of cell-cell adhesion and segregation.