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Hoxhaj awarded Vilcek Prize for ‘Creative Promise in Biomedical Science’

Photo courtesy of Vilcek Foundation

Gerta Hoxhaj, Ph.D., has been awarded the 2024 Vilcek Prize for ‘Creative Promise in Biomedical Science.’ The Vilcek Foundation annually recognizes immigrant professionals in biomedical sciences, in addition to arts and humanities, who have demonstrated outstanding achievements early in their careers. The award includes a $50,000 cash prize.

Dr. Hoxhaj, who was born and raised in Albania, is an Assistant Professor at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at UT Southwestern and Director of CRI’s Hoxhaj lab, where she studies cancer metabolism.

Read more about Dr. Hoxhaj’s Vilcek Prize.

Video courtesy of the Vilcek Foundation.

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