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SIOP
SIOP
February 23, 2018

Young Investigator Committee 2017-2018

Meet the 2017- 2017 Young Investigator Board and Committee!

Gemma
Gemma
February 20, 2018

Training your English (for all the non-native speakers out there….)

Hi everyone. My name is Sarah, I am a French pediatric oncology fellow and also a new member of the YI Blog committee. Today I would like to share my thoughts with you, about how I try and train my English and why I think it is a major part of being an active YI, if English is not your mother tongue.

Liliana
Liliana
February 7, 2018

2018 SLAOP-SIOP Session of Young Investigators

My name is Liliana Vásquez, pediatric oncologist from Lima, Peru and I am happy to announce the II SLAOP-SIOP session of Young Investigators to be held on March 14, 2018 at IOP / GRAACC / UNIFESP in Sao Paulo, Brazil (Pre-congress meeting of #SLAOP2018).

Gemma
Gemma
January 30, 2018

Beginning of a hopeful journey: towards curing childhood cancer

Hi everyone! I’m Gemma, I’m a YI Board member and co-chair of the Blog working committee. Today I’m delighted to introduce Dr Huma Faiz Halepota a surgeon from Pakistan and a new YI committee member. Here’s what Huma has to say about the Paediatric Onco-surgical difficulties faced in Pakistan.

Gemma
Gemma
December 18, 2017

Doing cancer research in a developing country

Hi everyone! I’m Gemma, I’m a YI Board member and co-chair of the Blog working committee. Today I’m delighted to introduce Francianne Andrade, a PhD candidate from Brazil and a new YI committee member. Here’s what Francianne has to say about the importance of doing research in a developing country:

My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. I am a graduate in Biomedical Sciences. Today I would like to share about my difficulties and the gratifying experience in a research career in a developing country. I am part of the team for molecular diagnosis and study of hematological diseases, specifically identifying genetic abnormalities as part of the characterization of acute leukemias in children.

David
David
December 14, 2017

SIOP Grant Awardee Spotlight

Hi everyone.  Below is an additional SIOP grant awardee spotlight from one of our researchers who presented at the SIOP annual congress in Washington.         Christopher Chikhosi Stanley is a research analyst and biostatistian working with UNC Project in Malawi. He initially graduated in 2014 with this degree and has since moved […]

David
David
December 5, 2017

SIOP Grant Awardees-2017

        The SIOP Congress this year in Washington, D.C. was a great opportunity to hear about young investigators across the world doing innovative research.  There were numerous grant awardees at this meeting and as a result we wanted to put together a series describing the award winners.  Stay tuned for following weeks […]

David
David
November 27, 2017

Mentoring in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hi everyone! I’m David, a member of the SIOP YI Blog Committee. Today I am posting a brief question and answer session I had with Dr. Jeremy Slone, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist from Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Slone who is primarily based at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana, where he is providing clinical care to hematology and oncology […]

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