Grants Awarded in 2017

These researchers are making waves in the field of pancreatic cancer research, which is highlighted in November during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Sameer Agnihotri, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Valsamo Anagnostou, Ph.D., M.D.
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Victoria Bae-Jump, Ph.D., M.D.
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Steven Barthel, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Michael Birnbaum, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Shari Bluband
Adventist Health St. Helena
Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, Ph.D.
The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center
Andrea Bonetto, Ph.D.
Indiana University Simon Cancer Center
Donita Brady, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Christine Brainson, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Elizabeth Calhoun, Ph.D.
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Chun Ju Chang, Ph.D.
Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Sidi Chen, Ph.D.
Yale University Cancer Center/Department of Pediatrics
Kevin Cheung, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Roberto Chiarle, M.D.
Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
John Cole, M.D.
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Stephanie Correa, Ph.D.
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
John Cunningham, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Brian Czerniecki, Ph.D., M.D.
Moffitt Cancer Center
Kara Davis, D.O.
Stanford Cancer Institute
Michael Deininger, Ph.D., M.D. & Thomas O’Hare, Ph.D.
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Gina DeNicola, Ph.D.
Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Nadya Dimitrova, Ph.D.
Yale Cancer Center
Anindya Dutta, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Michael Engel, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Virginia Cancer Center
Nester Esnaola, M.D., M.P.H.
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Mohammad Fallahi-Sichani, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Todd Fehniger, Ph.D., M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
Francine Garrett-Bakelman, Ph.D, M.D.
University of Virginia Health System
Lucy Godley, Ph.D., M.D.
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elda Grabocka, Ph.D.
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson University
Timothy Graubert, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Alejandro Gutierrez, M.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Christy Hagan, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Cancer Center
Manuel Hidalgo, Ph.D., M.D.
Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College
Andrew Hsieh, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Hanlee Ji, M.D.
Stanford University
Mike Kastan, M.D.
Duke Cancer Institute
Edward Kim, M.D., FACP
The Carolinas Healthcare Foundation (Levine Cancer Institute)
Kimberly Kirkwood, M.D.
UCSF/Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Jeffery Klco, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Philip Kranzusch, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Andrea LaCroix, Ph.D.
UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Alisa B. Lee Sherick, M.D.
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Hui Li, M.D.
University of Virginia
Ling Li, Ph.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center
Mary Markiewiecz, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
Shannon Maude, M.D., Ph.D.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Lauren McCullough, Ph.D.
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
York Miller, M.D., Moumita Ghosh, Ph.D., & Jihye Kim, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D.
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida/Division of Hematology Oncology
Akinyemi Ojesina, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center
Michael Pacold, Ph.D, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine
Ronald Parchem, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Jong Park, Ph.D.
Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Helen Patterson
Queen of the Valley Medical Center
Rachel Rau, M.D.
Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers
Jeffrey Ravetch, Ph.D., M.D.
The Rockefeller University
Andrew Rhim, M.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Miguel Rivera, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Barbara Savoldo, Ph.D., M.D.
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Peter Shaw, M.D.
All Children's Research Institute, Inc./Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
Mara Sherman, Ph.D.
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Robert Signer, Ph.D.
John and Rebecca Moores Cancer Center
Vernon Sondak, M.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Inc.
Joseph Sparano, M.D.
Albert Einstein Cancer Center
Ben Stanger, Ph.D., M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Vered Stearns, M.D. & Roisin Connolly, M.D.
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Preeti Subhedar, M.D.
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Michael Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., FRCS
Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto (Garron Family Cancer Center)
Eliezer Van Allen, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Judith Varner, Ph.D.
John and Rebecca Moores Cancer Center
Judith Villablanca, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Qingy Wei, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke Cancer Institute
Angelique Whitehurst, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Jennifer Wilson, M.D.
OLE Health
Kexin Xu, Ph.D. & Virginia Kaklamani, M.D.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Shizhen (Jane) Zhu, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic Children's Research Center
Michael Zinner, M.D.
Miami Cancer Center at Baptist Health