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Victoria Chiou

Victoria L. Chiou, M.D., is a medical oncology fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Cancer Research (CCR). Dr. Chiou’s research interests include early phase clinical trials testing combinations of novel therapeutics and immunotherapy in breast and ovarian cancer.

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Inspirations in Science and Medicine

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

You never know when inspiration will strike. I still remember the day that Dr. Francis Collins came to visit my high school genetics class. At that time, Dr. Collins was the director of the Human Genome Project, an international research program aimed at uncovering the genetic building blocks essential for human life. Imagine our recent excitement when Dr. Collins, now Director of the NIH, specially attended a reception for clinical fellows at the Clinical Center.

NIH Medical Oncology Fellow at a Glance

Monday, May 4, 2015

When I was growing up, my grandfather would visit and try to teach me thermodynamics. At the time, I thought that this was normal conversation between a grandfather and a little girl. It was several years before I realized that he was an eminent scientist in his home country. My grandfather would always ask me, “How is your science?”