Dr. Gema Pérez was awarded with Professor Durantez - Foundation L.A.I.R. prize for the best article in the field of immunology carried out in a Spanish laboratory.
On February 15, the Lair Foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Lair Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of immunology research and education. Among other activities, the Lair Foundation sponsors the Lair-UAM educational chair. During the ceremony, the 2017 Lair awards were presented. The Professor Durantez prize for the best article in the field of immunology carried out in a Spanish laboratory was awarded to Gema Pérez Chacón, a member of Juan Manuel Zapata´s group at IIBm, for the work entitled "Indole- 3-Carbinol Synergizes with and Restores Fludarabine Sensitivity in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Cells Irrespective of p53 Activity and Treatment Resistances, "published in Clinical Cancer Research (Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Jan 1; 22 (1): 134-45).