Cancer Research Funding for Investigators at Washington University and Consortium Partners

2015 Cycle 1 Siteman Investment Program (SIP) Awardees

The Siteman Investment Program is designed to award pilot funding to faculty investigators to support pioneering cancer research and produce data to leverage further external peer reviewed funding.

 

Pre-RO1 Award, $200,000 over two years
     
 denardo.jpg   David DeNardo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Project title: “Targeting Focal Adhesion Kinase to Render Pancreatic Cancer Responsive to Immunotherapy”

 

     
 Fehniger_2.jpg   Todd Fehniger, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Project title: “Memory-like natural killer (NK) cells for cancer immunotherapy” 
     
Multi-PI Pre-R01, $400,000 over two years
 
 walter.jpg   Matthew Walter, MD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Project title: “Role of Subclones and Mutations in the Progression of MDS to Leukemia”
     
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Dale Dorsett, PhD
Professor
St. Louis University
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Project title: “DNA Replication, Nuclear Architecture and Genome Stability”

     
Pre-SPORE, $800,000 over two years
 
mills   Jason Mills, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Project title: “Mechanisms of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinoma Tumorigenesis”

 


Internal Funding Opportunities
Siteman Investment Program – New Format for Internal Siteman Funding

The Cancer Frontier Fund, an initiative of the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the SCC Research and Career Development Awards, and the Breast Cancer Research and Career Development Awards are now incorporated under one program to be offered two times per year. Click on the SIP link below for more information. The ACS-IRG will still be managed as an independent mechanism with its own timeline and review process.

 

Internal Competitions


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.