Cancer researcher Aishwarya Prakash, Ph.D., was named the recipient of the Mayer Mitchell Award for Excellence in Cancer Research on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute.
About Aishwarya Prakash
Dr. Aishwarya Prakash joined Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI) in 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Oncologic Sciences after completing her post-doctoral research at the University of Vermont. Dr. Prakash’s work focuses on DNA repair mechanisms in the mitochondria. She earned her Ph.D. in cancer research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010. She also received specialized training in crystallography at Brookhaven National Labs in Long Island, N.Y.