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2016 Harrington Fellows

Derek Abbott, MD, PhD

Derek Abbott, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Arline H. and Curtis F. Garvin Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Medical Scientist Training Program, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Dr. Abbott’s research has combined molecular, bioinformatics and proteomic approaches to identify and pharmaceutically target novel inflammatory signaling pathways.

Alex Huang, MD, PhD

Alex Huang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Program Director

Dr. Huang’s research is focused on understanding cancer immunology and defining the cellular and molecular immunological principles governing tumor immunity to advance the application of cancer immunotherapy.

Nima Sharifi, MD

Nima Sharifi, MD

Kendrick Family Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute and Co-Director of the Prostate Cancer Research Center of Excellence at Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Sharifi’s research is centered on investigating metabolic and molecular mechanisms of hormone therapy resistance in prostate cancer and the development of new treatment strategies.