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Previously Funded Research

2008 Free to Breathe Fellowship Award/Young Investigators Award

Ilse Valencia,

Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Research Project:

Drug-Resistant Tumors


Dr. Valencia is seeking to understand how some non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tumors become resistant to drugs like erlotinib (Tarceva) that target the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).