2015 Funding Cycle - Current Research Grant Recipients

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Hui Feng, M.D., Ph.D. – Boston University
Dissecting The Regulatory Role Of Dlst In Myc-Driven Leukemogenesis

Qing Li, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Michigan
Cell extrinsic signaling in oncogenic Nras-induced pre-leukemic stem cell transformation

Daniel Lucas, Ph.D. – University of Michigan
Regulation of quiescence in normal and malignant stem cells by the gut microbiota

Michael J. Nemeth, Ph.D. – Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Regulation of therapeutic response in AML by myeloid-derived suppressor cells

Reshmi Parameswaran, MS, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University
Targeting B cell activating factor receptor (BAFF-R) as a novel therapeutic strategy for drug resistant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D. – University of Waterloo
Inhibition of fatty acid oxidation in selective leukemia cell death DLBCL

Ran Taube, Ph.D. – Ben-Gurion University
Targeting the transcription elongation machinery for treating MLL

Eda Yildirim, Ph.D. – Duke University
Xist long noncoding RNA mediated gene expression and epigenetic stability in hematologic malignancies

Jing Yang, PhD – University of Texas
Targeting Bone Marrow Adipocytes for Chemotherapy Resistance in Myeloma

Past Recipients

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