Matthew Stroh, PhD was selected as a recipient of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) fellowship award on the Hematology T32 Training Grant. Candidates for this training grant were selected on a competitive basis.
Dr. Stroh completed his PhD studies in Neuroscience with Dr. Hao Zhu at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he studied a key gene involved in maintenance of iron and metabolic homeostasis. He then joined the laboratory of Dr. David Gutmann in Neurology at Washington University to determine how genes mutated in brain cancer control cell growth under various conditions.
For his project, Matt will be exploring the idea that brain cell growth is regulated in a context-dependent manner. These investigations have critical implications for many other diseases, in which specific genes control cell growth in a variety of cell types and tissues.
Congratulations to Matt for receiving this honor.