DECEMBER 5, 2019

Grants Awarded 

Extramurally funded research grants awarded to Rogel Cancer Center Members
$100K+ Grants Awarded in November
NCI
Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D. : R37 ($1.8M) “Intratumoral Metabolic Crosstalk Promotes Therapeutic Resistance in Pancreatic Cancer” (CB)
Ryan Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D. : R01 ($1.8M) “Notch and GATA-3 as novel therapeutic targets in T-cell lymphomas” (CHI)
Other NIH
Duxin Sun, Ph.D. : HL R01 SubK [Overall PIs: Chao-Yie & Sophie Paczesny (Univ Tenn)] ($122K) “Development of first-in-class ST2 inhibitors for treating graft-versus-host disease” (DT)
Other External
Janggun Jo (mentor— Xueding Wang, Ph.D. ): $225K Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award for “Evaluating Prostate Cancer by Functional Photoacoustic Imaging with Nanoprobe” (TACR)

Zhen Xu, Ph.D. : $112K from the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation for “Histotripsy tumor ablation-mediated immune-stimulation” (DT)
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