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Pilot Project Awards

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Project Period: 1/1/14-12/31/14

Terrah Foster Akard, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Web-Based Recruitment and Intervention Delivery Methods in Pediatric Oncology
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology​
Epigenomjic Reprogramming of Pancreatic Cancer Progression
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology); Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology; Medical Oncologist​
Discovery of Novel Therapeutically Actionable Kinase Fusions in ALK

Project Period: 7/1/12-6/30/14 

Rebecca Ihrie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology; Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Testing the Effects of Site of Origin on Brain Tumor Development
Nicholas Reiter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Structural Mechanisms of the Cancer-Associated HOTAIR RNA

Project Period: 9/1/12-8/31/14

Douglas Morgan, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Clinical
Modulation of H. pylori Virulence by Iron Status in a High-Risk Population