Melookaran receives Sarah Morrison Award for April

Ann Melookaran, MS 5, (left) and Agostino Molteni, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology and director of student research.

The School of Medicine Student Research Office announced Ann Melookaran, MS 5, as the April 2011 recipient of the Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards.

Melookaran received this quarter’s student research award for her proposal, “Circulating Tumour Cells in Melanoma. Hitendra Patel, M.D., assistant professor of medicine and Blue 1 docent, will serve as Melookaran’s faculty mentor on the project.

The application deadline for the next round of Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards is June 1, 2011. For application information, students should contact Agostino Molteni, M.D., Ph.D., director of student research at 235-5604 or moltenia@umkc.edu, or Sarah Mills in the Office of  Research Administration at 235-6687 or millssj@umkc.edu.

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