Yael Raz Yana, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Sandra Orsulic, PhD

Yael Raz Yana, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research interests:
Dr. Raz Yana is interested in pre-cancer lesions in the fallopian tubes of BRCA1 mutation carriers and factors that contribute to malignant changes in the fallopian tube epithelial cells.

Fellowships in the Orsulic Lab:

  • The Rivkin Center Scientific Scholar Award. Studying the fallopian tubes of BRCA mutation carriers to understand the infrastructure for malignant transformation.
  • Foundation for Women’s Cancer Laura Crandall Brown Foundation Ovarian Cancer. Distinct early changes in the fallopian tubes of BRCA mutation carriers.
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award. COL11A1 is a highly specific therapeutic target in cancer-activated stroma.