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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
    $998,688


    Salivary Diagnostics To Identify And Diagnose Breast Cancer
    Charles Streckfus*, DDS
    University of Texas at Health Science Center at Houston
    Investigator Initiated Research
    $429,634


    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
    $599,997


    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
    $588,018


    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
    $600,000


    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
    $573,030


    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
    $599,798


    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
    $600,000


    Identification And Treatment-Monitoring Using Advanced Ultrasonic Imaging Methods
    Sheikh Alam, Ph.D.
    Riverside Research Institute
    Investigator Initiated Research
    $594,000


    Biomarker Analysis In Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Of The Breast
    Agnieszka Witkiewicz, M.D.
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Career Catalyst Research
    $450,000


    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
    $450,001


    Imaging Metastatic Potentials Of Breast Cancer
    Lin Li, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Career Catalyst Research
    $448,837


    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
    $180,000


    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
    $120,000


    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
    $180,000


    Overcoming Primary Herceptin Resistance In Breast Cancer
    Nita Maihle, Ph.D.
    Jason A Wilken, PhD
    Yale University
    Postdoctoral Fellowships
    $180,000


    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
    $180,000


    Multimodality-Enabled Optical Imaging Agents For Breast Cancers
    Ya-Ping Sun, Ph.D.
    Li Cao, PhD
    Clemson University
    Postdoctoral Fellowships
    $180,000
    Co-funded by Komen Upstate South Carolina Affiliat


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