2006 Research Grants

In 2006, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network awarded five grants. Click below to learn about these grantees and their funded projects.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Career Development Award
David Chang, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Treating Pancreatic Cancer with the Well-characterized Anti-allergy Drug Cromolyn, Through a Novel Mechanism of Action

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Ru Chen, PhD
University of Washington
Identifying the Role of the Notch Signaling Pathway in the Development of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Michael Landon – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Brian C. Lewis, PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Development of the Early Biomarkers of Pancreatic Cancer to Improve Early Detection While the Cancer is Still Curable

Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Young Investigator Award
Jennifer Tseng, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Development of a Malignancy Prediction Rule for Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Daoyan Wei, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
The Role of KLF4a in Pancreatic Cancer