Big Ideas

Sandeep Dave, M.D., M.S.

September 16, 2013

In 2012, Dr. Sandeep Dave, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Duke Cancer Institute, received a Translational Grant from The V Foundation for Cancer Research. After receiving an additional substantial grant, Dave and Dr. Patricia Lugar are looking to find a genetic relationship between Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID) and lymphoma to come up with better diagnostics for treatment.

Because there is limited research done on CVID, many people are being misdiagnosed. Dave believes doctors can provide an early diagnosis and cure patients if they prove that a subset of CVID patients are at high risk of developing lymphoma. Follow this link to read the entire article.