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2013 Cancer Grant Recipients

David K. Ann, Ph.D., City of Hope, Los Angeles, CA
Title of Project: Targeting Arginime Dependency, A metabolic Achilles’ Heel for Breast Cancer

Alexander S. Brodsky, Ph.D., Brown University, Providence, RI
Title of Project: New Approaches to Target Mevalonate Biosynthesis for Ovarian Cancer

Kathleen Cho, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Title of Project: Examining falopian tube origin of high grade serous "ovarian" carcinoma

Dipanjan Chowdbury, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Title of Project: MicroRnas as a Molecular Basis for Defective Homologous Recombination in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Analisa DiFeo, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Title of Project: Single Agent Dual Inhibition of the AKT and ERK Signaling Pathway for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Andrew J. Ewald, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Title of Project: Basal marker+ cancer cells lead collective invasion and dissemination across multiple subtypes of breast cancer

Liza Makowski, Ph.D., UNC Chapel, Chapel Hill, NC
Title of Project: Reversing carcinogenic effect of obesity on basal-like breast cancer

Michael G. Rosenfeld, MD, University of California, San Diego, CA
Title of Project: Reprogramming Breast Cancer Cells

Joy Y. Wu, MD, Ph.D.Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Title of Project: Effects of Parathyroid Hormone on the Breast Cancer Metastatic Niche in Bone

Gerburg M. Wulf., Ph.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Title of Project: Use of P13Kinase inhibitors to improve the Outcomes of Antineoplastic Treatments for Breast Cancer

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