Funding

 

 

2009 Prouty Pilot Project Awards

The following Cancer Center research projects in the basic, clinical, and population sciences received Prouty Project funding.

Prouty Pilot Project awards support the development of creative new cancer research and the initial data needed to apply for national funding.

Project: "Vitamin D and Calcium Nutrigenetics in Colorectal Carcinogenesis"

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Barry
Co-Principal Investigator: Jason Moore
Research Type: Population Science
Award: $25,000

Project: "Targeting Aberrant S-Phase Cell Cycle Proteins as a Diagnostic Adjunct and Predictor of Disease Progression in Oral Mucosal Biopsies"

Principal Investigator: Candice Black
Co-Principal Investigator: Joseph Paydarfar
Research Type: Clinical
Award: $5,200

Project: "Generation of an Inducible Genetic Mouse Model of Metastatic Mucinous Ovarian Carcinoma"

Principal Investigator: Jose Conejo-Garcia
Co-Principal Investigator: Stephen Fiering
Research Type: Basic
Award: $25,000

Project: "Identification of Transcriptional Regulators of the Pro-Apoptotic Gene egl-1/BH3-only"

Principal Investigator: Barbara Conradt
Co-Principal Investigator: Scott Gerber
Research Type: Basic
Award: $25,000

Project: "Enhancing Therapy for Leukemia by Inhibiting BCL2 Proteins"

Principal Investigator: Alan Eastman
Co-Principal Investigator: Christopher Lowrey
Research Type: Basic, Clinical
Award: $25,000

Project: "Multimodal Magnetic Resonance Protocol to Distinguish Tumor Recurrence from Treatment-Related Necrosis in Patients with High Grade Gliomas"

Principal Investigator: Camilo Fadul
Co-Principal Investigator: Risto Kauppinen
Research Type: Basic, Clinical
Award: $50,000

Project: "Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Properties of the Nutritional Supplement Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) in Breast Cancer Patients"

Principal Investigator: William Kinlaw
Co-Principal Investigator: Burton Eisenberg
Research Type: Basic, Clinical
Award: $25,000

Project: "Development of a Novel Data System for Breast Cancer Detection Using Population-Based, Statistical, and Bio-Engineering Approaches"

Principal Investigator: Tracy Onega
Co-Principal Investigator: Eugene Demidenko
Research Type: Population Science
Award: $25,000

Project: "Identifying Novel Therapeutic Targets of Lung Cancer"

Principal Investigator: David Robbins
Co-Principal Investigator: Ethan Dmitrovsky
Research Type: Basic
Award: $25,000

Project: "Checkpoint Pathways as Therapeutic Targets for Pancreatic Cancer"

Principal Investigator: Yolanda Sanchez
Co-Principal Investigator: Murray Korc
Research Type: Basic, Clinical
Award: $25,000

Project: "Sensors for Detection and Quantification of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure"

Principal Investigator: Susanne Tanski
Co-Principal Investigator: Joseph BelBruno
Research Type: Basic, Clinical, Population Science
Award: $50,000