Congratulations to Katy Michaelis a graduate of the PH2 program. She was selected by the SOM Graduate Studies Awards committee to receive The John A. Resko Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award for her work “TLR7 as a therapeutic target for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and cancer-associated cachexia” submitted as part of the requirement for a doctoral degree in Physiology and Pharmacology.
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to biomedical research in the School of Medicine and is presented to a graduate student in recognition of research leading to completion of an outstanding thesis. The award is made in honor of John A. Resko, Ph.D., chair and professor emeritus of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, for over 30 years of excellence in research, mentoring, and dedicated leadership of the basic science graduate studies program. Dan Marks, M.D., Ph.D., her mentor also received the John A. Resko mentor award. This is the first time a student and their mentor each received a Resko award.