Funded Researchers


2016 Funding Cycle - Current Research Grant Recipients

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Jaehyuk Choi, M.D., Ph.D. - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Identification of the Drivers of Disease Progression in Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma

Alessandro Gardini, Ph.D. - The Wistar Insitute
Enhancer RNAs in leukemogenesis: a new class of cancer markers and therapeutic targets

Yan Liu, Ph.D. - Indiana University School of Medicine
Targteting PRL2 phosphates in acute myeloid leukemia

Hrishikesh Mehta, Ph.D. - Virginia Commonwealth
Stress Responses in Leukemogenesis

Panagiotis Ntziachristos, Ph.D. - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Therapeutic targeting of the oncogenic methylation-ubiquitination crosstalk in acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Christopher Oakes, Ph.D. - The Ohio State University
The Role of Early Growth Response (EGR) in Establishing a Malignant Epigenetic Program
in CLL

Bruno Paiva, Pharm.D., Ph.D. - University of Navarra, Spain
Next-generation flow and sequencing to establish the pathogenesis and chemoresistant reservoirs of multiple myeloma

Zhiqiang Qin, M.D., Ph.D. - Louisiana State University Health Science Center
Targeting sphingolipid metabolism in AIDS-related lymphomas

Leonardo Salmena, Ph.D. - University of Toronto, Canada
Studying the regulation of stemness in normal and leukemic progenitor cells by INPP4B

David Dominguez-Sola, M.D., Ph.D. - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Context dependency in MYC-driven B-cell lymphomas

Feng Yue, Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University
Identification of Regulatory Variants in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Xinyang Zhao, Ph.D. - The University of Alabama
Targeting PRMT1 in acute megakaryocytic leukemia