Thamm receives award for canine health research

Published on September 02, 2015
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​Dr. Douglas Thamm, an associate professor of oncology at the Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center, received the Asa Mays, DVM Award for Excellence in Canine Health Research from the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation in August. 

The foundation has awarded Dr. Thamm nearly $240,000 for his work involving novel targeted therapies for cancer in animals and humans and ways to integrate these therapies with existing treatments. 

Dr. Thamm (Pennsylvania ’95) has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications in veterinary and basic cancer research and is co-editor-in-chief of the journal Veterinary and Comparative Oncology. He is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Section of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program at Colorado State University.