Grant History

Grants_History2015Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation’s history of improving the care quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant disease began in 1982. 

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Grants

 

2016 PCRF Grants

2016 Basic Science Grant

Mitchell Cairo, M.D.
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Laboratory at New York Medical College

2016 Translational Grant

Rodney R. Miles, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Establishment of a PCRF Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult (CAYA) non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Biorepositoryto Support Translational NHL Research.

Courtney Crane, Ph.D.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Seattle, WA
Adoptive cellular therapy to reverse local immune suppression in sol

Yong-mi Kim,, M.D., MPH, M.S.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, USC
Los Angeles, California
Evaluation of the PI3Kδ Inhibitor, idelalisib, in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

2016 Emerging Grant

Brian Crompton, M.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Bridging the gap between target discovery and clinical trials in pediatric Ewing sarcoma

Wei Li, Ph.D.
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, PA
The pro-oncogenic role of EZH2 and CRL4 (DCAF1) in NF2 mutant gliomas

Anshu Malhotra, M.D.
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
YAP-mediated metabolism and mitochondrial morphology in medulloblastoma

2016 Designated Grants

Theodore Moore, M.D.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Relapsed Leukemia.

Jessica Heath, M.D.
Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont Children’s Hospital
Burlington, Vermont
Research of Targeted Treatments for Childhood Leukemia

2015 PCRF Grants


2015 Basic Science Grant

Mitchell Cairo, M.D.
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Laboratory at New York Medical College

2015 Translational Grant

Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Enhancing the Anti-Tumor Effect of T-Cells Derived from Umbilical Cord Blood.

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Trials Consortium
Robert Seeger, M.D., M.S.
Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Pediatric cancer clinical trials program overseeing more than 100 Phase I, II or III trials.

Margarita Gutova, M.D.
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Los Angeles, California
Neural Stem Cell-Mediated Drug Delivery for Targeted Treatment of Medulloblastoma

Kathleen Sakamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
Target inhibition of CREB for the Treatment of Pediatric acute Leukemias

2015 High Impact Grants

Jason Yuestein, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Identifying and targeting Molecular Pathways Critical to Metastatic Osteosarcoma

Alex Yee-Chen Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
VCAM-1 as a functional biological marker for Metastatic Osteosarcoma

Brian Crompton, M.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Targeting FAK and integrin signaling in preclinical models of Ewing Sarcoma

Michael Arnold, M.D.
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, Ohio
Markers of Risk Stratification in Fusion Negative 

2015 Designated Grants

Theodore Moore, M.D.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Relapsed Leukemia.

Alan Homans, M.D.
Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont
Research and education regarding the potential late effects of childhood cancer. 

2015 Lectureships and Symposia

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Memorial Lectureship (July 2014)
Robert Seeger, MD,Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy-The Yin and Yang of the Neuroblastoma Microenvironment

Fifth International Symposium on Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Conference Hosts: Mitchell Cairo, M.D., Andrea Biondi, M.D., Marta Pillon, M.D.
Varese, Italy
(October 2015)

2014 PCRF Grants

2014 PCRF Laboratory Grant

Mitchell Cairo, M.D.
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
Basic, Translational and Clinical Research in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell
Transplantation.

2014 Translational Grant

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Trials Consortium
Leo Mascarenhas, M.D., M.S.
Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Pediatric cancer clinical trials program overseeing more than 100 Phase I, II or III trials. 

2014 High Impact Grant

Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Enhancing the Anti-Tumor Effect of T-Cells Derived from Umbilical Cord Blood.

2014 Emerging Investigator Grants

Jason Yuestein, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Identifying and targeting Molecular Pathways Critical to Metastatic Osteosarcoma 

Alex Yee-Chen Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
VCAM-1 as a functional biological marker for Metastatic Osteosarcoma

Margarita Gutova, M.D.
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Los Angeles, California
Neural Stem Cell-Mediated Drug Delivery for Targeted Treatment of Medulloblastoma

Brian Crompton, M.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Targeting FAK and integrin signaling in preclinical models of Ewing Sarcoma

Anna Marie Kenney, M.D.
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Yes-Associated Protein: A Master Metabolic Regulator in Medulloblastoma 

2014 Designated Grants

Theodore Moore, M.D.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles, California
Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Relapsed Leukemia.

Alan Homans, M.D.
Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont
Research and education regarding the potential late effects of childhood cancer.

Diane Nugent, M.D.
CHOC Children’s Hospital
Orange, California
Analysis of Mutational Profiles and the Impact of Germ Line TP53 Mutations in Familites with Lifraumeni 

2014 Lectureships and Symposia

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Memorial Lectureship (July 2014)
Paul Sondel, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
The Future of Immunotherapy in Pediatric Cancer

 

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