Six early-career researchers have been selected to receive two years of funded translational research training and support in the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards Program.
The promising junior faculty researchers were selected for the 2023-2024 program through a competitive application process. KL2 scholars receive two years of mentored translational research training, 75% salary support and up to $25,000 a year for research, tuition, travel and education.
Funding for the program comes from TRI, supported by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Clinical and Translational Science Award KL2 TR003108; UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and Arkansas Children’s Research Institute.
Michail Mavros, M.D., from our department was one of the awardees. His project was “Venous Thromboembolism in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Undergoing Pancreatectomy: Risk Factors and Effectiveness of Pharmacoprophylaxis.” His primary mentor was Mario Schootman, Ph.D.
Congratulations, Dr. Mavros!