UH Cancer Center postdoctoral fellow receives Italian Scientists Award

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BY: Nana Ohkawa

Angela Bononi, a University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center thoracic oncology postdoctoral fellow, was one of five recipients of the prestigious 2017 Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Awards presented at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

“There are no words, neither in English nor in Italian, to express how much winning this ISSNAF award means to me,” she said. Bononi received the Hoan Lovells Award in Medicine, Biosciences and Cognitive Science for “Germline BAP1 mutations impair IP3R3-mediated Ca2+ flux to mitochondria and induce a Warburg effect.”

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SOURCE: http://www.hawaii.edu

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