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Melisa Wong Awarded NIA R03 GEMSSTAR

Melisa Wong, MD, MAS was awarded a two-year NIA R03 Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) to study an expanded definition of treatment toxicity in older adults with lung cancer. Dr. Wong will be mentored by Louise Walter, MD, Chris Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN, Alex Smith, MD, MPH, and Arti Hurria, MD (City of Hope) to study changes in functional status and quality of life in older lung cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or targeted therapy.