Current Research Grant Recipients

Funded Researchers

2019-2020 Funding Cycle - Current Research Grant Recipients

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Daichi Inoue, M.D., Ph.D.

Daichi Inoue, MD, PhD – IBRI (Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation)
Understanding the role of ZRSR2 mutations in myeloid malignancies

Rui Lu, Ph.D.

Rui Lu, PhD – University of Alabama
A Novel Stemness Program with Epigenetic Dysregulation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Raffaella Di Micco, PhD Ospedale San Raffaele
Targeting of Epigenetic Drivers of Immune Evasion in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Relapses After Allogeneic HSCT

Christopher Ott, PhD-2

Christopher Ott, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital
Deciphering mechanisms of PAX5 addiction in lymphoma

Steven M. Chan, M.D., Ph.D.

Steven M. Chan, MD, PhD – Princess Margaret Cancer Center
Repurposing Metformin to Prevent Blood Cancers and Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with TET2
Mutation-Driven Clonal Hematopoiesis

Hamza Celik, Ph.D.

Hamza Celik, PhD – Washington University School of Medicine
Generation of a faithful patient-derived xenograft model of myelofibrosis for pre-clinical studies

Irum Khan, M.D.

Irum Khan, MD –University of Illinois at Chicago
Targeting FOXM1 to improve treatment responses in AML

Mario A. Blanco, Ph.D.

M. Andres Blanco, PhD – University of Pennsylvania
Dual targeting of LSD1 and KAT6A to induce therapeutic differentiation in AML

Capucine Van Rechem, Ph.D.

Capucine Van Rechem, PhD – Stanford University
Identify New Functions for PRMT5 in B-Cell Lymphoma to Unravel Therapeutic Strategies

Stephanie O. Berg, D.O.

Stephanie O. Berg, DO – Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola University Medical Center
Germline Mutations Predispose to Familial Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Michael Milyavsky, Ph.D.

Michael Milyavsky, PhD – Tel Aviv University
Harnessing stemness reporter to identify and target critical dependency genes in human Leukemia Stem Cells

Yongsoo Kim Ph.D_

Yongsoo Kim, Ph.D. - VU University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Computational Framework to Model Cellular Interplays in the Tumor Microenvironment of B Cell Lymphoma