Chakravarti wins American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award

Published: December 17, 2021

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Sayak Chakravarti, a graduate student pursuing the pharmacology option, was recently recognized with an Abstract Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology, or ASH. He received the award during the ASH annual meeting held in Atlanta, Dec. 11-14. The ASH Abstract Achievement Award is a merit-based award for trainees who are the first author and presenter of a high-scoring annual meeting abstract. Chakravarti’s abstract was titled “Establishing a Novel Pipeline That Combines in-Silico Prediction with in-Vitro and Ex-Vivo Validation to Discover Secondary Drug Combinations Against Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma.” Joining him as co-authors are post-docs Dr. Suman Mazumder and Dr. Harish Kumar, along with PI Dr. Amit Kumar Mitra, assistant professor in the Department of Drug Discovery and Development.

Submitted by: Matt Crouch