Dr. Yohannes Gemechu Hailu, postdoctoral fellow at the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center, MGH and Harvard Medical School, was recently awarded the Fund for Medical Discovery (FMD) Fundamental Research Fellowship Award for 2024 from the MGH Executive Committee on Research (ECOR). Dr. Gemechu is developing therapeutic and prophylactic vaccines for infectious disease and infectious pathogen induced cancers, particularly of interest is the development of a self-assembling vaccine and lenalidomide combinatorial treatment for Human papillomavirus induced cancers.

The FMD Fundamental Research Fellowship Awards are for MD and PhD Research Fellows and Clinical Research Fellows who are in the training phase of their research at MGH.

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