Location: Penn State Children's Hospital
St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards Dovat $5,000 to mentor young investigator in pediatric cancer research
The St. Baldrick's Foundation will give researcher Dr. Sinisa Dovat $5,000 to mentor a young investigator in pediatric cancer research this summer. The foundation’s Summer Fellow grant provides funding for a medical school or college student to work in a pediatric oncology research lab for one summer.
Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, sidelines high school athletes every year. Kids who play sports aren’t more susceptible to the disease. Instead, adolescent competitors are at a greater risk for one of the illness’s serious complications — splenic rupture.