- Oncology Graduate Student Representative
- Peer Supporter
Research project: Immune environment in lung cancer development
Kay Shigemori joined the Department of Oncology as a DPhil student from 2018. Prior to arriving at Oxford, she did her Bachelors degree in Biology at Colby College in Maine, USA. After completing her undergraduate studies, she worked at a Medical Oncology laboratory at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston where she contributed to several translational research projects and led the patient-derived leukemia and lymphoma xenografts effort.
Kay is currently in the Ryan Group where she is studying immune events in early lung cancer development.
She is a recipient of the NCRI Award in 2020.
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