2005 Research Grants

In 2005, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network awarded four grants. Click below to learn about these grantees and their funded projects.

Skip Viragh – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
William G. Hawkins, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Assessing the Ability of Regulatory T-Cell Depletion to Augment Xenogeneic DNA Vaccination Against Mesothelin as a Method to Overcome Immunologic Tolerance in a Murine Model of Pancreas Cancer

Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Young Investigator Award
Aram Hezel, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Novel Therapeutic Antibodies for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Dr. Laurence A. Mack and Roselle Mack Memorial – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Sunil R. Hingorani, MD, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
The Cell-of-Origin in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Mircea Ivan, MD, PhD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Exploring Hypoxia Resistance in Pancreatic Tumors