Grants

Financial awards are listed as total funds given (direct and indirect) for the term of the award.

  • Xiaoyang Wang, PhD, received a $100,000 grant from Joan’s Legacy to develop a “Therapeutic Target for Bronchioloalveolar Lung Cancer.”

  • Judy Wang, PhD, received a $105,000 grant from the Lance Armstrong Foundation to study “Mammography Use in Chinese Breast Cancer Survivors.”

  • Vanessa Sheppard, PhD, received a $35,000 grant from the DC Cancer Consortium to conduct a study titled “Breast Cancer Survivors to Coach Newly Diagnosed Women.”

  • Barbara Kreling received a $77,000 grant from the MedStar Research Institute to study “Improved End of Life Care for Latinos.”

  • Sonia De Assis, PhD, received a $94,000 Postdoctoral Grant from the American Cancer Society to study “Estrogenic Exposure and Transgenerational Risk for Breast Cancer.”

  • The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $360,000 grant from the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant for Young Investigator Awards.

  • The Capital Breast Care Center received a $500,000 grant from DC Department of Health to conduct cervical, ovarian and breast cancer outreach and screening.

  • Mikell Paige, PhD, received a $384,000 R03 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study "Silent Desensitizers for Drug Abuse."

  • Louis Weiner, MD, received a $300,000 grant from AACR to study "siRNA Synthetic Lethal Screens to Improve EGFR."

  • Jeffrey Toretsky, MD, received a $1.5 million R01 from the NCI to study "Novel Compounds to Inactivate Oncogenic Fusion Proteins."

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