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    Research Grants Awarded

    2007-2008 Grant Cycle : Research Grants Awarded

    Diagnostic & Prognostic Biomarkers

    Prospective Evaluation Of Molecular Triaging With Pharmacogenomic Tests To Select Neoadjuvant Treatment
    William Symmans*, M.D.
    Lajos Pusztai, MD, PhD
    M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
    Promise Grant

    Salivary Diagnostics To Identify And Diagnose Breast Cancer
    Charles Streckfus*, DDS
    University of Texas at Health Science Center at Houston
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Array-Based Gene Methylation Profiling For The Characterization Of Breast Tumors In African-American And White Women
    Kathleen Dorsey, Ph.D.
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Investigator Initiated Research

    A Comparison Of Diagnostic Performance Of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (Dbt), Cone Beam Ct (Cbct) And Mri In Women With Known Breast Abnormalities
    Margarita Zuley, M.D.
    University of Pittsburgh
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Early Detection And Prediction Of Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity In Breast Cancer Patients.
    Marielle Scherrer-Crosbie, M.D., Ph.D.
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Development Of A Methylation Panel To Determine Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk: Using The Breast Cancer Hypermethylome To Identify Highly Promising Biomarkers
    Nita Ahuja, M.D.
    Johns Hopkins University, Kimmel Cancer Center
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Integrating Computational And Experimental Biology To Discover Novel Biomarkers: Activating Mutations In The Breast Cancer Oncogene Pik3Ca
    Rachel Karchin, Ph.D.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Accurate, Reproducible And Automated Breast Histopathology Without The Use Of Stains Or Human Input
    Rohit Bhargava, Ph.D.
    University of Illinois at Champaign and Urbana
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Identification And Treatment-Monitoring Using Advanced Ultrasonic Imaging Methods
    Sheikh Alam, Ph.D.
    Riverside Research Institute
    Investigator Initiated Research

    Biomarker Analysis In Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Of The Breast
    Agnieszka Witkiewicz, M.D.
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Career Catalyst Research

    Caper: A Novel Biomarker For Predicting Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (Dcis) Progression To Invasive Breast Cancer ?
    Jean-Francois Jasmin, Ph.D.
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Career Catalyst Research

    Imaging Metastatic Potentials Of Breast Cancer
    Lin Li, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Career Catalyst Research

    Mammary Stem Cells And Proteomic Biomarkers Of Benign Breast Disease: Molecular Tools To Improve Breast Cancer Risk Prediction.
    Andrew Godwin, Ph.D.
    Dana A Pape-Zambito, PhD
    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    Tomosynthesis Texture Biomarkers For Computer-Assisted Risk Estimation (Care) Of Breast Cancer
    Andrew Maidment, Ph.D.
    Despina Kontos, PhD
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    Cyclin E Mediates Response To Chemotherapeutic Agents In Breast Cancer
    Kelly Hunt, Ph.D.
    Hannah Wingate, PhD
    M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    Overcoming Primary Herceptin Resistance In Breast Cancer
    Nita Maihle, Ph.D.
    Jason A Wilken, PhD
    Yale University
    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    Polycomb-Mediated Aberrant Dna Methylation As A Biomarker For Early Breast Cancer Detection
    Peter Laird, Ph.D.
    Romulo M Brena, PhD
    University of Southern California
    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    Multimodality-Enabled Optical Imaging Agents For Breast Cancers
    Ya-Ping Sun, Ph.D.
    Li Cao, PhD
    Clemson University
    Postdoctoral Fellowships
    Co-funded by Komen Upstate South Carolina Affiliat

    * Pending executed agreement