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William (Billy) Y. Kim, M.D.

Kelsey Fisher-Wellman, Ph.D.Brian JensenCongratulations to the Lab of Brian C. Jensen, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, in collaboration with Kelsey Fisher-Wellman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Eastern Carolina University (ECU), and William (Billy) Y. Kim, M.D., Rush S. Dickson Distinguished Professor of Medicine; Professor, Department of Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill; Urologic Oncology Program; Cancer Genetics, Clinical Research, for the receipt of R01 grant, entitled “Defining the role of mitochondrial injury in MEK inhibitor cardiotoxicity”, from the NIH.

National Institutes of HealthThe proposal will define the mechanisms underlying the cardiomyopathy that can develop in patients who receive MEK inhibitors, such as trametinib, for the treatment of cancer.