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Benjamin Deneen, Ph.D.

January 18, 2012

Dr.Benjamin Deneen of Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine used his 2010 V Scholar Grant for a study leading to the discovery that the protein Daam2 plays a fundamental part of a signaling pathway implicated in many human tumors. Understanding how this signaling pathway operates will aid the search for answers about other tissues and diseases.