Dr. Morton received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from Yale University with a focus on cancer epidemiology. She then joined the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer Institute, where she was awarded scientific tenure in 2015. Dr. Morton’s research focuses on investigating treatment-related malignancies in cancer survivors. She investigates radiotherapy, systemic therapy, and potential modification of treatment-related malignancy risks by inherited genetic variants. Dr. Morton also has had a long-standing interest in hematologic malignancies. Dr. Morton has been recognized for her research contributions with an NCI Career Development Innovation Award, an NIH Merit Award, and an NCI Director’s Award. In addition, she received the DCEG Mentoring Award in recognition of her strong commitment to training junior scientists.
Enregistré le : 07/03/2019
Speaker(s) : Dr Lindsay Morton, Senior Investigator, National Cancer Institute, United States