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October 5, 2021

Aviad Ben-Shmuel, PhD

Weizmann Institute of Science

ICRF Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ICRF is currently supporting nine projects in the area of breast cancer research. Meet one of the newly-funded researchers for 2021-2022 below:

Aviad Ben-Shmuel, PhD, a recipient of an ICRF Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Weizmann Institute of Science, is working in the laboratory of a mentor who specializes in the investigation and characterization of Cancer Associated Fibroblasts (CAFs). Natural Killer (NK) cells are the front line of immune defense against cancer growth and metastasis. The goal of this research project is to understand how specific CAF subtypes repress the activity of NK cells in breast cancer.

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