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The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) was recognized during ASCO’s opening ceremonies, for the support the Association has provided to fund Young Investigator Awards (YIA) in kidney cancer research.  The Association, was one of seven charities joining the many corporate sponsors at the award’s ceremony, held on Saturday, June 5, where KCA Vice President of Development, Carrie Konosky, was on hand to represent the organization.  

This year, the KCA’s YIA grant is supporting the work of Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH from Johns Hopkins University, for his work entitled ” Evaluation of Cardiac Glycoside, Digoxin, as a Novel Inhibitor of Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1A and its Target Genes in Tumor Microenvironment”.

For more information on the KCA’s support of research and the ASCO Foundation, please visit: