Albert Einstein College of Medicine Researcher Receives $100,000 Grant for Lung Cancer Research

December 27, 2007 – (BRONX, NY) – Hayley McDaid, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and of molecular pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, has received a $100,000 grant from Joan’s Legacy: The Joan Scarangello Foundation to Conquer Lung Cancer for her research of lung cancer. The grant, which is being funded equally over two years by Joan's Legacy and the LUNGevity Foundation, will support Dr. McDaid’s efforts to better understand mechanisms of specific lung cancer genotypes that contribute to the onset of lung cancer and how they can be targeted for therapy.

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