Jessica Maxwell, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
NANETS Clinical Investigator Scholarship (NCIS)

NANETS congratulates Jessice Maxwell, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer as the recipient of the NANETS Clinical Investigator Scholarship (NCIS). The NCIS award focuses on supporting a clinical project as well as the investigator's potential to make future clinical contributions to the neuroendocrine tumor field. This award is in honor of Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD for her dedication and work on behalf of patients living with neuroendocrine tumors.

Dr. Maxwell received the scholarship for her proposal, "Characterization of the small bowel neuroendocrine tumor immune environment." Dr. Maxwell's mentorship team includes Matthew Katz, MD, Jeffrey H. Lee, MD, MPH, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, and Dr. Elizabeth Grubbs, MD (UTMDACC Surgery), James Yao, MD, and Daniel Halperin, MD (UTMDACC Medical Oncology), Kenna Shaw, PhD (UTMDACC Cancer Genomics), Ignacio Wistuba, MD (UTMDACC Translational Pathology) and immediate past NANETS president, James Howe, MD (U. Iowa Surgery). 

NCIS is made possible by the support of Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, a long-time supporter of NANETS’ educational events and research. NCIS is a two-year, $100,000 award. The NANETS Scientific Review & Research Committee establishes the award criteria, reviews process, and independently selects the recipient.