2008 Research Grants

Home Research Research Grants Program Grants Awarded Grants Awarded by Year 2008 Research Grants

In 2008, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network awarded 11 grants. Click below to learn about these grantees and their funded projects.

Randy Pausch, PhD – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Molecular Markers of Drug Sensitivity in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pilot Grant
Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
New York University School of Medicine
Impact of Diet-Induced Hyperlipidemia on Pancreatic Inflammation and Cancer

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

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

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

Blum-Kovler – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Award
Joseph Michael Herman, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Evaluation of Focused Radiation to Potentiate a Enhance the Impact of a Pancreatic GM-CSF Vaccine

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

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

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

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

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

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