Chi Receives MCR Michael B. Kastan Award for Research Excellence

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Ashley Chi

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has named Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, MD, PhD, as co-winner of the Molecular Cancer Research Michael B. Kastan Award for Research Excellence on behalf of his all-Duke research team for their paper — A TAZ-ANGPTL4-NOX2 Axis Regulates Ferroptotic Cell Death and Chemoresistance in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.  

Chi is co-director of the Cancer Biology Research Program at Duke Cancer Institute and directs his own lab within the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology that's focused on the adaptation and response of cancer cells to various stresses in the tumor micro-environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, and an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology.

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