Stony Brook 40 Under Forty Recognition Program

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Luisa Escobar Hoyos, MSc., PhD’15
PhD Molecular and Cellular PharmacologyAssistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine
Portrait of Luisa Escobar Hoyos
  • First to establish that nuclear keratin 17 (K17) drives cell division in cancer
  • Research revealed that mutations in p53 alter RNA splicing in cancer
  • Recipient of the 2020 Faculty Excellence and Diversity Award of Yale University
  • 2021 Recipient of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

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