FEBRUARY 13, 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 January
Samuel Kerk (Mentor: Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D. ): F31 ($111K) "Metabolic interactions in the pancreatic tumor microenvironment" (CB)

Mengrou Shan (Mentor: Costas Lyssiotis, Ph.D. ): F32 ($187K) "Defining and targeting malic enzyme dependence in pancreatic cancer" (CB)

Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D. : R01 ($3M) "Small-molecule STAT3 degraders" (DT)
Other External
Tomasz Cierpicki, Ph.D. : $160K from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Saudi Arabia for "Deciphering the druggability of BTB domains" (DT)

Beth Lawlor, M.D., Ph.D. : $597K from DFCI/BMS for "Targeting epigenetic dysregulation in pediatric cancer" (CB)

Aki Morikawa, M.D., Ph.D. : $350K from NCCN/Pfizer for "Personalized Multi-Care: A tailored approach to multidisciplinary care coordination delivery for metastatic breast cancer patients with central nervous system metastases" (TARC)

Daniel Wahl, M.D., Ph.D. : $225K from Agios Pharmaceuticals for "MAT2a/MTAP Research Proposal (Intracranial Efficacy Experiments)" (DT)
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