Cancer Research Funding for Investigators at Washington University

2015 American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Awards (ACS-IRG)

The Washington University ACS-IRG annually awards junior investigators $30,000 for one year, non-renewable. These grants are designed to support the development of beginning investigators committed to cancer research.

 

 djuranovic   Sergej Djuranovic, PhD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology 
Project title: “Regulation of genes by ribosomes stalling in cancer cell growth”
     
 dunn   Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery
Project title: “The Effect of Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy on Malignant Glioma Immunogenicity” 
     
 O_Griffith   Obie Griffith, PhD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine 
Project title: “Defining the key regulatory mutations of triple-negative breast cancer”
     
 onken   Michael Onken, PhD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology 
Project title: “Identifying the genomic targets of BAP1 in uveal melanoma”
     
schuettpelz   Laura Schuettpelz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology 
Project title: “Elucidating the Role of TLR2 Signaling in Regulating Hematopoietic Stem Cell Differentiation and in MDS Pathogenesis”

 


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

Internal Funding for Shared Resources


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.