New fund supports doctoral cancer research

A $5 million gift by Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny will establish a cancer scholars program to support and mentor exceptional OHSU Ph.D. candidates.

February 4, 2016

Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny have established a fund within the Knight Cancer Institute at OHSU to honor three distinguished mentors, support graduate student research.

The Frohnmayer Hicks Sciarretta Research Scholars Program will honor the memory of three men who were central in their lives: John Hicks, Stephanie Kilkenny's father; Dave Frohnmayer, former Oregon attorney general and University of Oregon president; and Mark Sciarretta, a friend and former colleague of Pat Kilkenny. 

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