Five young Scientists compete for award for creativity in Cancer Discovery

BALTIMORE - Five young Johns Hopkins students and trainees will propose new ways to treat metastatic cancer before a panel of judges.  The event takes place in an auditorium filled with several hundred Johns Hopkins physicians, researchers and students.

The five are the finalists in a competition for the Rangos Award for Creativity in Cancer Discovery.  The award is designed to encourage students, young scientists and physicians to look at the problem of metastatic cancer and propose creative strategies. 

They were chosen from among 55 applicants  who sent in proposals.  The top winner chosen at the event will receive $25,000.

The event takes place on Wednesday April 3rd from 4:00pm until 5:45pm at Armstrong Medical Education Building at 1600 McElderry Street in Baltimore.


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