2011 Research Grants

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Jennifer Bailey, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Stop the Start: Novel Insights into PanIN Initiation and Progression

 

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Lisa Cannon-Albright, PhD
University of Utah
Informative Linkage Analysis of High-Risk Pancreatic Cancer Pedigrees

 

2011 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Fellowship
Cosimo Commisso, PhD
New York University
Pancreatic Cancer, Macropinocytosis and Nutrient Internalization

 

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
James Eshleman, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Identifying Familial Pancreatic Cancer Predisposition Genes

 

2011 Abby Sobrato – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Matthias Hebrok, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Role of miRNAs in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

 

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Dimitrios Iliopoulos, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Identification of Novel Molecular Circuits in Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

 

2011 Tempur-Pedic Retailers – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Kenneth Olive, PhD
Columbia University
The Role of HIF1 and Hypoxia in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

 

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Jae-Il Park, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Telomerase in the Development of Pancreatic Cancer

 

2011 Kovler – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Hidde Ploegh, PhD
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Generation of Transnuclear Mice from Pancreatic Cancer Infiltrating T Cells

 

2011 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
E. Scott Seeley, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Transport Proteins as Modifiers of Oncogenic Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer

 

To read the press release announcement of the 2011 grant recipients, click here.