Dept Chair wins Spatz Foundation grant for CTCL research

Photograph of Dr. Gary S. Wood smiling
Dr. Gary S. Wood

New research is under way in the lab of Department Chair Dr. Gary S. Wood, MD, after he was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Spatz Foundation. The award was announced last fall with research beginning in January 2018.

Dr. Wood’s project topic is “Small molecule screen for c-CBL blocade and FAS-ligand up-regulation in CTCL.” Dr. Wood is an accomplished researcher in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and cares for patients with CTCL in a dedicated clinic at UWHealth’s clinic on Junction Road in Madison.

The Drs. Martin and Dorothy Spatz Foundation is a private foundation based in California dedicated to research that leads to increased understanding and treatment of cancers including Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas.