Postdoctoral Fellow, Vonetta Edwards, PhD, was recently awarded the 2018 "Beyond the Finish Line" award for her service at St. Ignatious Church in aiding refugee and immigrant families. Dr. Edwards is a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Genome Sciences. To read more about Dr. Edwards and her work with St. Ignatius Church, click here to view the May 2018 issue of SOMnews.
Pavlos Anastasiadis, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Translational Focused Ultrasound Research Laboratory in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, was recently awarded two awards. He won the Focused Ultrasound Foundation Young Investigator Award for "Towards a model of FUS-mediated blood-brain barrier disruption in non-enhancing, glioma-invaded brain regions for testing improvements in therapeutic delivery [YI-7/P-YI-7]" and the Bracco Suisse SA Young Investigator Award for the clinically translational approach of MR-guided Focused Ultrasound-mediated targeted delivery of therapeutics into the brain in a setting of glioblastoma.