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Research Awards Listing

Research follows dollars, and The Lustgarten Foundation believes that increasing funds for pancreatic cancer research will translate into enhanced patient care, and ultimately, a cure.

The Lustgarten Foundation firmly believes that increasing funds for pancreatic cancer research is the surest path to improved patient care and eventually, to a cure. To date, we have committed nearly $120 million to providing the best and brightest minds with the resources to pursue the study and eradication of the disease.

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2002 Research Grants

Aston University, United Kingdom
Michael Tisdale, Dsc., Ph.D.
Cloning and Expression of a Muscle Receptor for a Cancer Cachectic Factor

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
Robert Lucito, Ph.D. 
Genomic Analysis of Pancreatic Cancer Using DNA Microarrays

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Paul B. Fisher, Ph.D.
Exploiting Defects in Molecular Circuitry to Selectively Kill Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Nabeel Bardeesy, Ph.D.
Preclinical Model System for Kras Directed Pancreatic Tumor Maintenance and Biomarker Identification

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/ Harvard Medical School
Lynda Chin, M.D.
Comprehensive View of Pancreatic Cancer Oncogenomics

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Charles Fuchs, M.D., M.P.H.
Prospective Study of Pancreatic Cancer Pathogenesis

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School
Muneesh Tewari, M.D., Ph.D.
A Synthetic Lethal Screen to Discover Tumor-Selective Drug Targets in Pancreatic Cancer

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Michael Goggins, M.D.
Proteomic Profiles of Pancreatic Juice for the Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.
Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Pancreas Cancer Through Gene Expression Profiling

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Gloria Su, Ph.D.
Identification of Tissue-Specific Promoters for Ductal Epithelium of Pancreas Using SAGE Libraries

Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D.
To Characterize the Contribution of Sonic Hedgehog to Pancreatic Neoplasia

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Gary K. Schwartz, M.D.
Clinical Development of Flavorpiridol for Patients With Locally Advanced and Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Stanford University School of Medicine
Jonathan R. Pollack, M.D., Ph.D.
Locating Novel Pancreatic Cancer Genes With DNA Microarrays

University of Washington
Teresa Brentnall, M.D.
Discovery of a Familial Pancreatic Cancer Gene

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