Miles Pufall has been awarded a Carver Young Investigator Award from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for his project, “Understanding glucocorticoid resistance in B cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia.”
This is a three year, $345,000 award to investigate the molecular basis for steroid resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Dr. Pufall was selected as the sole applicant from the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa. He joins Drs. Lori Wallrath, Adrian Elcock, Todd Washington and Ernesto Fuentes as an early-career recipient of a Carver Trust award.