MARCH 12, 2020
Grants Awarded 

Extramurally funded research grants awarded to Rogel Cancer Center Members

Program Key:
CB- Cancer Biology; CG- Cancer Genetics; CHI- Cancer Hematopoiesis and Immunology; DT- Developmental Therapeutics; HBO- Health Behavior and Outcomes; CEP- Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention; TACR- Translational and Clinical Research
$100K+ Grants Awarded in February
Sofia Merajver, M.D., Ph.D. : R21 ($401K) “Artificial Intelligence driven prediction of brain metastasis from primary tumor sites at diagnosis” (TACR)
Other External
Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D. : $1.1M from the Tampa VA Research & Education Foundation Inc. and the Prostate Cancer Foundation for "VA/PCF Precision Center of Excellence - Tampa VA Research and Education Foundation" (CG/TACR)

Lynn Henry, M.D., Ph.D. : $600K from the V Foundation for Cancer Research for "Inflammatory lipid mediators and aromatase inhibitor-associated arthralgias in breast cancer" (HBO)

Goutham Narla, M.D., Ph.D. : $1.3M from the DoD for "Therapeutic reactivation of the PP2A tumor suppressor for breast cancer treatment” (CG)

Nataliya Razumilava, M.D. : $130K from Gilead Sciences Inc. for "Utility of preclinical organoid models for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis and treatment assessment" (CB)

Chan Chung (mentor: Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D. ): $100K Research Fellowship from the CERN Foundation for "Targeting childhood ependymomas by interrupting metabolic pathways" (CG)
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