The Knight Cancer Institute established the Hildegard Lamfrom Research Scholar Awards to support promising early-stage cancer researchers at OHSU as they reach critical career transitions. The awards provide up to $100,000 over a two-year period. Here are the 2019 Lamfrom Laureates:
- Ramon Barajas, M.D., assistant professor of diagnostic radiology
- Ted Braun, M.D., Ph.D., fellow in hematology and medical oncology
- Lara Davis, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, hematology and medical oncology, pediatric hematology/oncology
- Aaron Grossberg, M.D. Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation medicine
- Julia Maxson, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, hematology and medical oncology
- Xiaolin Nan, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering
- Elie Traer, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, hematology and medical oncology
- Josh Walker, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of cell, developmental and cancer biology, radiation medicine
The late Hildegard Lamfrom, Ph.D., was a pioneering molecular biologist and sister of Gert Boyle, chairman of Columbia Sportswear Co. The Lamfrom awards are funded by an endowment established by Gert Boyle’s son, Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle, and his wife, Mary.
The Knight Cancer Institute will seek new applicants next year in the early spring.