Cancer Research Funding for Investigators at Washington University

2014 Cancer Frontier Fund Awardees
Supported by The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

These grants are designed to support the development of novel approaches to cancer diagnostics and treatment.

On January 22, 2014, seven grants were awarded for a one-year term. Individual projects were awarded $100,000 and teams were awarded $400,000.

Team

John DiPersio, MD, PhD, Virginia E. and Samuel J. Golman Professor in Medicine
“Immune-Based Therapies for AML”

A. Craig Lockhart, MD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Oncology Division
“Tamoxifen to Treat Barrett’s Metaplasia”

Individual

William Gillanders, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery
“Phase 1B Clinical Trial of a Candidate Breast Cancer Prevention Vaccine”

Lee Ratner, MD, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Molecular Oncology Division
“Role of Notch Signaling in Aids-Associated Kaposi’s Sarcoma”

Ravindra Uppaluri, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
“Development of a Multigene Assay for Predicting Oral Cancer Metastasis”

2nd year: John DiPersio, MD, PhD, Virginia E. and Samuel J. Golman Professor in Medicine
“Epigenetic Modulation of GvHD and GvL”

2nd year: Gerald Linette, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Oncology Division
“Patient-Specific Mutation-Directed Immunotherapy for Melanoma”


Internal Funding Opportunities


Helpful Funding and Grant Information

Siteman's research administration office is available to consult with investigators regarding funding opportunities for research. For more information, contact Paige Isom at isomp@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-454-8981.