The Walter A. and Laura W. Deutsch Research Endowment honors Walter “Andy” Deutsch, PhD, and was established by his wife, Laura, after her husband’s death in 2017. The fund supports PhD, MD/PhD students and postdoctoral fellows pursuing degrees in biomedical sciences who have demonstrated potential for conducting oncology research. Successful applicants are students or fellows with a strong academic record, outstanding character and well-defined professional goals. A single recipient will receive $5,000 for stipend, travel expenses and lab supplies.
Supporting scholars pursuing degrees in biomedical sciences
The application deadline is June 1, 2023.
Researcher and Ph.D. student Aditi Khatpe is the 2023 Deutsch Scholarship awardee. She’s earning her degree through breast cancer research at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center.
2022: Dr. Dana Mitchell
Dr. Dana Mitchell, an investigator in one of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center’s research labs, is the 2022 recipient of the Deutsch Scholarship.