2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Research Grants

2012 Research Grants

2012 The Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Jiyoung Ahn, PhD
New York University
Oral Microbiome and Pancreatic Cancer: A Prospective Case-Control Study
2012 George & June Block Family Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
David Boothman, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
NQO1-mediated ‘Kiss of death’ Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
2012 The Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Darren Carpizo, MD, PhD
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers University
Pre-clinical Studies of an Allele-Specific p53 Mutant Reactivating Compound in Pancreatic Cancer
2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant (Grant funded in part by the Lefkofsky Foundation)
Paul Chiao, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
TAK1 is a Novel Therapeutic Target in Pancreatic Cancer
2012 Skip Viragh – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Eric Collisson, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Optimizing MEK Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer; from Cytostatic to Cidal
2012 Tempur-Pedic® Retailers – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Channing Der, PhD
University of North Carolina
Mechanism of ERK Inhibition Resistance and ERK-dependent Pancreatic Cancer
2012 Celgene Corporation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Stephanie Dougan, PhD
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Transnuclear mice: understanding the T cell response to pancreatic cancer
2012 The Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Mikala Egeblad, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Dynamics of Tumor-Stroma Interactions in Pancreatic Cancer
2012 Bonnie L. Tobin – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Peter Espenshade, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
SREBP Pathway as a Target for Pancreatic Cancer Therapy
2012 Blum-Kovler – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Innovative Grant
Tyler Jacks, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mechanisms of K-RAS Independent Growth in Pancreatic Cancer
2012 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Fellowship
Florencia McAllister, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Role of Inflammatory Cells in Early Pancreatic Tumorigenesis
2012 The Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Oliver McDonald, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Genome-wide epigenetic reprogramming during evolution of pancreatic cancer
2012 The Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Kazuki Sugahara, MD, PhD
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Tissue-Penetrating Drug Delivery to Desmoplastic Pancreatic Tumors
2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
David Sung-wen Yu, MD, PhD
Emory University
Exploiting the Replication Stress Response in Pancreatic Cancer