CCSG Developmental Funds Awards

DFA Past Awardees

2010/2011

Aykut Uren, MD
Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors for ERG and ETV1 Transcriptive Factors

John Deeken, MD, Kristi Graves, PhD, Arnold Potosky, MHS, PhD
Personalized Medicine through Pharmacogenetics in Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Ryan McAllister, PhD
Primary Cells in 3D Biomechanics Assay: Motility, Force Generation, and Proteolysis

Anna Riegel, PhD
Development of New Models of Early Stage Breast Cancer

Rabindra Roy, PhD, and Siva Dakshanamurthy, PhD
Inhibitors of Human-N-Methylpurine-CNA Glycosylase and Chemosensitization of Glioblastomas

Yun-Ling Zheng, PhD, MPH, and Xuefeng Liu, MD
Role of Non-Telomeric and Telomeric Activities of Telomerase in Cell Immortilization and Malignant Transformation

 

2009/2010

Christopher Albanese, PhD, Aykut Üren, MD, Milton L. Brown, Md, PhD, Jeffrey Toretsky, MD, & Bahram Moasser, PhD
Effects of Arsenic Trioxide or VMY-1-103, a GUMC CDK Inhibitor, on Medulloblastoma Proliferation and Apoptosis In Vitro and In Vivo

Yali Kong, PhD & Brent Korba, PhD
Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors for Hepatitis C Virus

Mary Beth Martin, PhD, Jennifer Eng-Wong, MD, & Celia Byrne, PhD
Role of Metalloestrogens in Breast Cancer

 

2008/2009

Robert Glazer, PhD, Stephen ByersPhD, & M. Blair Marshall, MD
Tumor Stem Cell Signaling in Primary Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Ian Gallicano, PhD, Partha Banerjee, PhD, & Christopher Albanese, PhD
Narrowing the Definition of the Prostate Cancer Stem Cell

Celia Byrne, PhD, & Bassem Haddad, MD
Role of NOS in Breast Cancer: A Feasibility Study

 

2006/2007

Yun-Ling Zheng, PhD
Telomere Dysfunction and Breast Cancer Risk

 

2005/2006

Christopher Albanese, PhD
Development of Negative and Positive MR Contrast Agent for Cancer Imaging

Radoslav Goldman, PhD
Isotope Dilution of Peptides for Early Detection of Liver Cancer

Offie Soldin, PhD, MBA
Urban Environmental Pesticides and Childhood Cancer

Aykut Üren, MD
Peptide Inhibitors of Ewing Sarcoma Oncoprotein EWS/FLI1

 

2004/2005

Kevin FitzGerald, PhD
Functional Characterization of MLL2, a Novel Trithorax Protein

Peter Lebowitz, MD, PhD
Role of PTEN-Regulated Pathways in Breast Cancer Chemosensitivity and Prognosis

Andrew Quong, PhD
Microcantilever-Based Assays of Protein Expression in Breast Cancer

Offie Soldin, PhD, MBA
Urban Environmental Pesticides and Childhood Cancer

Yun-Ling Zheng, PhD
Telomere Dysfunction and Breast Cancer Risk