Dewhirst Intern Recognized

October 5, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

As a 2015 Intel ISEF winner, Arjun Arora, 17, was one of six students in the nation to be inducted this year into the National Gallery for America’s Young Inventors on Sept. 12 at the Thomas Edison National Historic Park in New Jersey. He was awarded the Tommy trophy, named in memory of Thomas Edison, and received a $1,000 cash prize.

Arora, the son of  Gayathri Devi, PhD, conducts his inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) research under the direction of Mark Dewhirst, DVM, PhD, Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology, SoM, and vice director for Basic Sciences for the DCI. He will continue his research in the Dewhirst Lab throughout his senior year at William G. Enloe High School in Raleigh.