Pediatrics faculty Alex Huang earns $200,000 grant to examine brain tumors

Alex Huang, associate professor of pediatrics, has been awarded a $200,000 grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for children with cancer.

The foundation awarded 48 grants totaling more than $4 million to doctors, researchers and medical and graduate students across the country. The awards were given in four types of grants: innovation, epidemiology, young investigator and pediatric oncology student training.

Huang earned an innovation award, which provide critical and significant seed funding to experienced investigators with novel and promising approaches to finding causes and cures for childhood cancer. Huang’s $200,000 award will go toward examining brain tumors.

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