Cancer Center

EmailEmail    |   Bookmark Page Bookmark  |   RSS Feeds RSS  |   Print Page Print  

Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Seed Grant Funding Awarded

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center has awarded seed grants in three categories – American Cancer Society institutional research grants, independent research grants in breast and prostate cancer, and interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowships in cancer research. Seed grants are made possible through the generosity of the American Cancer Society, Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse for a Cure, Friends of MCW, and the Wisconsin State Tax Check-off Program for Breast or Prostate Cancer Research. Award recipients are listed below.

American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Awards
 

  • Teresa Gross Kelly, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology

The Effectiveness of Advanced MR Imaging Techniques for Grading Pediatric Brain Tumors - A Comparative Outcomes Study
 

  • Qing Miao, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Roles of Nogo-B and Nogo-B Receptor (NgBR) in Tumor Angiogenesis

Independent Research Grant in Breast and Prostate Cancer Awards
 

  • Michael Dwinell, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

    CXCL12 Treatment as a Novel Therapeutic Paradigm for Breast Cancer
     

  • Albert Girotti, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Biochemistry

    Upregulation of Cytoprotective Nitric Oxide in Photodynamic Therapy for Breast Cancer
     

  • Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD
    Chairman and Professor
    Department of Biophysics

    Christopher Chitambar, MD
    Professor
    Department of Medicine

    Biomarkers for Chemotherapy-related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients
     

  • Kathryn Bylow, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine

    Use of B-Hydroxy-B-Methylbutyrate to Counteract Loss of Muscle Mass and Strength in Older Men with Recurrent Prostate Cancer Started on Androgen-deprivation Therapy

Travel Grant Awards

  • William Bradley, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Nicholas Choong, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Timothy Fenske, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Ben George, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Jill Gershan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Nikki Johnston, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Amanda Kong, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Yan Lu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Subramanian Malarkannan, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Jong-in Park, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
  • Vera Tarakanova, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Research Awards

 

  • Howard Jacob, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Physiology

    Michael Dwinell, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

    Characterizing Genetic Risks of Metastasis Using Breast Cancer Xenografts in Immunodeficient Consomic and Congenic Rat Strains
     

  • Carol Williams, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Julia White, MD
    Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology

    Alexander Mackinnon, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pathology

    The Prognostic Significance of SmgGDS-mediated Signaling Pathways in Breast Cancer
     

  • Brian Volkman, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Biochemistry

    Sam Hwang, MD, PhD
    Chairman and Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Inhibiting Melanoma Metastasis with an Engineered Chemokine
     

  • Neil Hogg, PhD
    Assistant Dean and Professor
    Department of Biophysics

    James Thomas, MD, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Medicine

    Nitric Oxide Mediated Modulation of Breast Cancer Cell Metabolism

Large Center Pilot Seed Grant
 

  • Michael Dwinell, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

    Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD
    Professor and Chairman
    Department of Biophysics

    Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targeting of Pancreatic Cancer Malignancy

Skin Cancer Research Awards offered through Froedtert/MCW

 

  • Zelmira Lazarova, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Edit Olasz, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Jozef Lazar, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics

    MicroRNA Expression in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
     
  • Sam T. Hwang, MD, PhD
    Chair and Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Pilot for Cytokine Microarrays to Determine New Biomarkers of Progressive Mycosis Fungoides
     
  • Edit Olasz, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Zelmira Lazarova, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Dermatology

    Jozef Lazar, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Human and Molecular Genetics

    John Moulder, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology

    Development of a Rat Orthotopic Xenograft Model of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma to Study the Combined Effect of Sirolimus and Radiotherapy
     
  • Gary Stoner, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Medicine

    Stuart Wong, MD
    Professor
    Department of Medicine

    Treatment of Actinic Keratosis with a Skin Cream Containing Black Raspberries
webmaster@mcw.edu
© 2014 Medical College of Wisconsin
Page Updated 06/25/2013