Thanks to private funding, 100% of every dollar donated to The Lustgarten Foundation goes directly to pancreatic cancer research.

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 more than $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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2004 Research Grants

Paul Fisher, Ph. D.
Exploiting Defects in Molecular Circuitry to Selectively Kill Pancreatic Cancer Cells
Columbia University 

Steven Leach, M.D.
Zebrafish Model of Early Pancreatic Cancer
Johns Hopkins University

Kimberly Kelly, Ph.D.
Development of Molecular Imaging Agents for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
Massachusetts General Hospital

Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D.
Shh Links Chronic Inflammatory Injury to Pancreatic Carcinogenesis
Massachusetts General Hospital

Amy Tang, Ph.D.
SIAH:  A Novel Biomarker of Pancreatic Cancer Progression and Therapeutic Implications
Mayo Clinic

Richard Kolesnick, M.D.
Development of KSR Phosphorothioate Antisense Oligonucleotides in the Treatment of Human Pancreatic Cancer
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Roland Schmid, M.D.
Jens T. Sevieke, M.D.
The Role of Notch Signaling in the Kras Mouse Model of Pancreatic Cancer
Technical University of Munich 

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