Cancer Research Award: Dr. Coukos

October 28, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Almanac

The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation honored Dr. George Coukos, director of the Ovarian Cancer Research Center, with the Angela Carino Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research/Care Award at its "Fashion Fights Ovarian Cancer" benefit last month. Dr. Coukos's laboratory focuses on three areas that revolve around the overarching theme of tumor microenvironment: tumor immune surveillance and tolerance, immune-vascular interactions, and microenvironment editing by tumor cells. Dr. Coukos is also the associate chief of the division of gynecologic oncology int he deparment of obstetrics and gynecology and the Celso Ramon Garcia Chair in Reproductive Biology.

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