2010 Research Grants

2010 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Fellowship Award
Vikram Bhattacharjee, PhD
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Candidate Gene Validation of Sensitizers of Pancreatic Cancer to Gemcitabine

2010 Skip Viragh – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Jonathan Brody, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University
HuR is a Predictive and Prognostic Marker in Pancreatic Cancer

2010 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Alec Kimmelman, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
DNA Repair and the DNA Damage Response in Pancreatic Cancer

2010 Fredman Family Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Frank McCormick, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Specific K-Ras Inhibitors for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

2010 Tempur-Pedic Retailers – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Zeshaan Rasheed, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Are Cancer Stem Cells Relevant in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?

2010 The Randy Pausch Family – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Diane Simeone, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Targeting Notch Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

2010 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Gloria Su, PhD
Columbia University
Notch Decoy Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

2010 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Amy Tang, PhD
Eastern Virginia Medical School
SIAH is a Novel and Effective Anti-K-Ras Drug Target in Pancreatic Cancer

2010 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Michael VanSaun, PhD
Vanderbilt University
Influence of Adipokines on Pancreatic Cancer Progression