Catalyst Grants were introduced in 2018 to support junior faculty who conduct pancreatic cancer research to establish successful career paths in the field. Catalyst Grants provide $500,000 over three years.
Since 2018, three Catalyst Grants have been awarded. Click below to learn about these grantees and their funded projects.
2018 Skip Viragh Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant
Andrew Aguirre, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Functional Genetic Discovery of Novel Targets in Pancreatic Cancer
2018 The Ruth and Frank Pratte Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant
Iok In Christine Chio, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center
Targeting Redox Status and mRNA translation in Pancreatic Cancer
2019 Julia Stagliano Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant
Ingunn Stromnes, PhD
University of Minnesota
Overcoming Immunotherapy Resistance in Pancreas Cancer