CCR staff receive funding from the Department of Defense

CCR DoD grant recipients

CCR staff receive funding from the Department of Defense 

Congratulations to the CCR staff who have received funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). The CDMRP office manages medical research programs in breast, prostate and ovarian cancers, neurofibromatosis, military health and other specified areas.

Scott Wilkinson, Ph.D. (PI: Adam Sowalsky, Ph.D.) Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) Early Investigator Research Award - “Predicting response to intense neoadjuvant androgen deprivation therapy through spatial genomics and imaging heterogeneity”

Remi Adelaiye-Ogala, Ph.D. (PI: Kathleen Kelly, Ph.D.), PCRP Early Investigator Research Award - “Dynamics of epigenetic mechanisms in the AKT signaling pathway and its influences on drug response in advanced prostate cancer”

Leonard Neckers, Ph.D., PCRP Impact Award - “Development of Molecular Chaperone Inhibitors to Resensitize CRPC to Enzalutamide and Abiraterone, and to Disrupt CRPC Metabolism”

Jack Shern, M.D., and Brigitte Widemann, M.D., Neurofibromatosis Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award - “Single Cell Analyses of NF1 Plexiform Neurofibroma and Atypical Neurofibroma in Human and in Mouse Models”

Summary Posted: Tue, 04/02/2019