Pilot Project Awards

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Project Period: : 1/1/11 - 12/31/11

Annette Kim Annette Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
MicroRNAs in Myelodysplastic Syndrom
$30,000

C. Chad Quarles C. Chad Quarles, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Characterization of Chemotherapy-Induced Cognitive Dysfunction Using Structural and Functional Neuroimaging
$30,000

Yajun Yi Yajun Yi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine / Division of Genetic Medicine
A Strategy to Consolidate Homologous Expression Profiles in Breast Cancer
$30,000

Project Period: 7/1/10 - 6/30/11

Wellington Pham Wellington Pham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Tumor Antigen Delivery and Imaging Using Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
$35,000

Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG)

Project Period: 9/1/10 - 8/31/11


Xi (Steven) Chen Xi (Steven) Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Integrative Prediction Models for Metastasis Risk in Colon Cancer
$35,000

David Cortez David Cortez, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry
Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
Development of Click Capture of Nascent DNA (CCD) Technology to Study Chromatin Replication
$35,000

Christine M. Eischen Christine M. Eischen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
The In Vivo Role of SMARCAL 1 in the DNA Replication Stress Response
$35,000

Debra L. Friedman Debra L. Friedman, M.D.
Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
E. Bronson Ingram Chair in Pediatric Oncology
Smoking Cessation in the Southern Community Cohort Study
$35,000

Young Ambassadors Discovery Grants

Project Period: 1/1/11 - 12/31/11


Ryoma (Puck) Ohi Ryoma (Puck) Ohi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
On the Hunt for the Achilles' Heel of Mitotic Human Cancer Cells
$35,000

Stacey S. Huppert Stacey S. Huppert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Targeting Notch Signaling with Small Molecules
$20,000

 

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