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2008 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
New York University
Impact of Diet-Induced Hyperlipidemia on Pancreatic Inflammation and Cancer
[link to Dafna Bar-Sagi page]

 

2008 Randy Pausch, PhD – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Molecular Markers of Drug Sensitivity in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Nabeel Bardeesy page]

 

2006 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
[link to David Chang page]

 

2006 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
[ link to Ru Chen page]

 

2003 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Young Investigator Award
Christopher Cogle, MD
University of Florida
Defining the Hemangioblast in Tumor Neoangiogenesis
[link to Christopher Cogle page]

 

2008 Constance Williams – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Marie-Christine Daniel, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Multifunctional Nanovectors for Pancreatic Cancer Therapy
[link to Marie-Christine Daniel page]

 

2008 Seena Magowitz – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
David Dawson, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
Wnt Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer Progenitor Cells
[link to David Dawson page]

 

2007 Carole and Bob Daly – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Characterization of the Hedgehog Interacting Pathways in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Martine Fernandez-Zapico page]

 

2007 Nancy Daly Riordan – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Paul J. Grippo, PhD
Northwestern University
Evaluating Kras Oncogene Addiction in Pancreatic Precancer and Cancer
[link to Paul Grippo page]

 

2007 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Pilot Grant
Douglas Hanahan, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Assessing Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential of an Aspartyle Protease in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Douglas Hanahan page]

 

2005 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
[link to William Hawkins page]

 

2008 Michael C. Sandler – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Matthias Hebrok, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
NF-kB Signaling in PanIN Formation
[link to Matthias Hebrok page]

 

2008 Blum-Kovler – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Joseph Michael Herman, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Evaluation of Focused Radiation to Potentiate a Pancreatic GM-CSF Vaccine
[link to Joseph Herman page]

 

2005 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Young Investigator Award
Aram Hezel, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Novel Therapeutic Antibodies for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
[link to Aram Hezel page]

 

2005 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
[link to 2005 Sunil Hingorani page]

 

2004 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Young Investigator Award
David S. Hong, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
SRC Kinase Inhibition with BMS-354825 in Pancreatic Cancer Models
[link to David Hong page]

 

2007 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Pilot Grant
Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Using a Genomic Scale to Identify the Genes that Play a Role in the Ability of Pancreatic Cancer to Metastasize to Other Organs
[link to Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue page]

 

2007 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network -- AACR Young Investigator Award
Hiroyuki Kashiwagi, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Targeted Delivery of Pro-Apoptotic Therapeutics in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Hiroyuki Kashiwagi page]

 

2007 Laurie and Paul MacCaskill – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Kimberly Kelly, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Molecular Imaging Agents for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Kimberly Kelly page]

 

2003 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – ASCO Career Development Award
Andrew Ko, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Detection, Analysis, and Significance of Micrometastases in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Andrew Ko page]

 

2005 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Mircea Ivan, MD, PhD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Exploring Hypoxia Resistance in Pancreatic Tumors
[link to Mircea Ivan page]

 

2008 Skip Viragh – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Hyunki Kim, PhD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
MRI to Monitor Early Pancreatic-Tumor Response to a Novel Triple Therapy
[link to Hyunki Kim page]

 

2006 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
[link to Brian Lewis page]

 

2008 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Bin Liu, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Internalizing Human Antibodies Targeting Pancreatic Tumor Cells In Situ
[link to Bin Liu page]

 

2004 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Anirban Maitra, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Notch Signaling in Pancreas Cancer
[link to Anirban Maitra page]

 

2007 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Pilot Grant
Pinku Mukherjee, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale
Development of Immune-Modulating Therapies Delivered Directly to the Pancreatic Tumor Site
[link to Pinku Mukherjee page]

 

2003 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
C. Max Schmidt, MD, PhD
Indiana University
The Chemopreventive Role of Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis
[link to Max Schmidt page]

 

2008 Laurie and Paul MacCaskill – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Lorenzo F. Sempere, PhD
Dartmouth Medical School
Role of MicroRNAs in Initiation and Progression of Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Lorenzo F. Sempere page]

 

2008 Patty Boshell – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Peter Storz, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville
Kinases Regulating Pancreatic Cancer Resistance to Chemotherapeutics
[link to Peter Storz page]

 

2007 Ralph H. Hruban, M.D. – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Ben Stanger, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Investigation of the Pancreatic "Ductome"
[link to Ben Stanger page]

 

2007 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Pilot Grant
Gloria Su, PhD
Columbia University
Activin Signaling in the Development of Pancreatic Cancer Precursor Lesions
[link to Gloria Su page]

 

2006 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
[link to Jennifer Tseng page]

 

2003 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
David Tuveson, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Tumor Suppressor Gene Loss of Heterozygosity for the Generation of a Murine Model of Ductal Pancreatic Cancer
[link to David Tuveson page]

 

2007 Skip Viragh – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Huamin Wang, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Functional Study of Hematopoietic Progenitor Kinase-1 in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Huamin Wang page]

 

2006 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Daoyan Wei, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
The Role of KLF4a in Pancreatic Cancer
[link to Daoyan Wei page]

 

2008 Samuel Stroum – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Fellowship
Ken-Tye Yong, PhD
State University of New York, Buffalo
Engineering Multimodal Targeted Probes for Pancreatic Cancer Detection
[link to Ken-Tye Yong page]

 

2007 Seena Magowitz – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Rebekah White, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Prostate Stem Cell Antigen: A Specific Target for Pancreatic Cancer Therapy
[link to Rebekah White page]

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