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Presentation date

Summer 8-10-2023

College, Institute, or Department

MD/PhD Scholars Program

Faculty Mentor

Anupam Kotwal, MD.

Research Mentor

Hamid Band, MD-PhD.


The discovery of prognostic biomarkers plays a crucial role in enhancing the treatment and care of individuals with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) who are at risk of disease progression. A significant breakthrough came with earlier research, which revealed higher levels of the EHD1 protein in papillary DTC when compared to the surrounding healthy tissue. This exciting finding served as the driving force behind the initiation of a more extensive investigation aimed at validating EHD1 as a potential biomarker and exploring its connection with clinical outcomes. By unraveling the potential implications of EHD1 in DTC cases, this study holds the promise of advancing our understanding and approach to managing this type of cancer effectively.


Thyroid cancer, EHD1, Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC), EH Domain-containing Protein 1.

Comparative Immunohistochemical Analysis of EHD1 Expression in Adjacent, Metastatic, and Normal Thyroid Tissue