Jennifer Lewandowski with files from the Healthy Tomorrow Foundation
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Alexi Kuhnow is a third-year medical student at Dalhousie University. Before medical school she practiced as a physiotherapist in Sports Medicine and Geriatrics where she developed a passion for helping people to be active at every age. Her interests include martial arts, hiking with her family, and trying new recipes.
Dr. Gujar, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Pathology, will receive $600,000 over five years from the Canadian Cancer Society’s (CCS) Emerging Scholar Award program to explore how cancer killing viruses could potentially be used to treat and cure lung cancer — valuable research considering how an estimated 9.6 million people die from cancer every year.
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