DePaul Alumna Receives $50,000 Medical Research Grant

4 Aug

Dr. Natalie L. Kamberos (far right) is awarded a $50,000 grant from Hyundai's "Hope on Wheels" (Photo courtesy of Dr. Natalie L. Kamberos)

The auto-maker Hyundai has awarded Dr. Natalie L. Kamberos (LAS ’00) a medical research grant for her work on novel treatments of childhood lymphomas and leukemia.

Kamberos, now a hematology, oncology and immunology fellow at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, was presented the $50,000 grant during a Hyundai “Hope on Wheels”  handprint event on June 29, where patients of the children’s hospital used colorful paint to print their hands on a Hyundai Santa Fe model car to commemorate their battles with cancer. The event was held at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

“Hope on Wheels” is a campaign by Hyundai to present research grants at 50 children’s hospitals nationwide. Grant recipients, known as “Hyundai Scholars,” receive a combined total of $2.7 million, which goes toward funding new pediatric cancer research projects.

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