Pilot Grant Project Awardees

YearNameTitle of ProjectAward Type
2017David Plas, PhDIn vivo tumor cell metabolic flux analysisAffinity
2017Zalfa Abdel-Malek, PhDTopical Application of MC1R Selective Tripeptide Alpha-MSH Analog for Prevention of Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin CancerAffinity
2017H. Leighton Grimes, PhDMyelodysplastic Syndrome Pathogenesis and Progression to LeukemiaP01- Development Grant
2016Pheruza Tarapore, PhD Thomas Herzog, MDTargeted treatment of cisplatin-resistant ovarian cancer with dsiHOTAIRAffinity
2016Laura Conforti, PhDIonic mechanisms of resistance to immunotherapy in cancerAffinity
2015Xiaoting Zhang, PhDER Coactivator MED1 in Metastasis and As a Therapeutic Target for Human Breast CancerFocused
2015David Plas, PhDEstablishing Metabolic Flux Analysis in the Cincinnati Cancer CenterFocused
2015Joo-Youp Lee, PhDNovel Targeted and Controlled Gene and Drug Co-delivery System for Metastatic and Drug Resistant Breast CancerFocused
2014David Hui, PhDSortilin-cholesterol Axis in Hepatocellular CarcinomaAffinity
2014Yuhang Zhang, PhDMolecular Basis of Tumor-Associated Fibroblasts in MelanomaMentor-Mentee
2014KyoungHyun Kim, PhDA novel epigenetic role of ZBTB4 in breast cancerMentor-Mentee
2014Biplab Dasgupta, PhDNovel Combinational Therapeutics in GlioblastomaAffinity
2014Shao-Chun Wang, PhDA novel mechanism regulating breast cancer indolence and dormancyAffinity

Mischell Family Prostate Cancer Pilot Grant

YearNameTitle of Project
2016Sadhna Verma, MDUtilizing Gadoxetate Sodium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as a Biomarker for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Bridge Support Grants

YearNameTitle of Project
2018Susan Pinney, PhDFernald Community Cohort: Research Resource for Environmental Epidemiology
2018Biplab DasGupta, PhDExploring Therapeutic Vulnerability of Passenger Alterations in Glioblastoma
2017Mohammad AzamRole of Fos and Dusp1 in AML
2015Pankaj B Desai, PhDExperimental Therapeutics Studies to Aid Repurposing Aromatase Inhibitor, Letrozole, for the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas
2015KoungHyun Kim, PhDA role of non-coding RNAs in pancreatic cancer development

Just In Time Awardees

YearNameTitle of ProjectFacility
2014Carol Mercer, PhDMitophagy and Cancer: Identification of novel ULK1 targetsProteomics
2014Hala Elnakat-Thomas, PhDmTOR inhibition in the treatment of pNETSPre-Clinical Imaging
2014Shao-Chun Wang, PhDProfiling downstream genes regulated by a long non-coding RNA in response to targeted therapeutic agents in breast cancerGESC
2014KyoungHyun Kim, PhDIdentification of EZH2-associated long non-coding RNAsGESC
2014Pankaj B Desai, PhDBrain/Brain Tumor Pharamacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of LetrozolePre-Clinical Imaging
2014Fukun Guo, PhDTargeting mTOR-regulated DNA damage response pathway in T-ALLGESC
2014Scott Langevin, PhDExcsomal microRNA in Saliva from patients with primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; a pilot studyGESC
2015Susan Pinney, PhDEpigenetic Modulations During Pubertal Onset in Growing Up FemalePyrosequencing Core
2015Tianying Wu, MD,PhDEpigenetic changes related to prostate cancer and advanced glycation end productsGESC
2016Zalfa Abdel-Malek, PhDHow p16 loss alters flobal gene expression in melanocytesGESC
2017Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska, PhDEffects of tobacco smoking in renal cancerGESC
2017Funkun Guo, PhDTargeting mTOR-regulated DNA damage response pathway in multiple myelomaGESC
2017KyoungHyun Kim, PhDA novel pathway regukating the susceptibility to environmental toxicant-induced liver injuriesGESC
2017Scott Langevin, PhDComparability of exosomal miRNA across biofluidsGESC
2017Ralph Vatner, MD, PhDDifferential effects of proton and photon treatment on the tumor microenvironment and immunosurveillance.GSC (CCHMC)