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Interview with Blossom Damania

Interview with Blossom Damania

Our guest on this edition of FOCUS In Sound is Dr. Blossom Damania, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. In 2006, Blossom was named a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease in support of her research into the role of signaling proteins in the pathogenesis of viral-associated cancers such as Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, or KSHV. She is also a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Research Scholar, and has received major support from the V Foundation, the American Herpes Foundation, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the American Heart Association.