Funded Investigators

 

 

Over the course of the Foundation's 40-year history, we have funded more than 200 researchers all over the world.

Read about our funded investigators' projects by clicking on the links below.

 

Tumor Dormancy

- Julio A. Aguirre-Ghiso, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

- Eduardo F. Farias, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

- Emily Bernstein, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 

Brain Cancer 

- Albert S. Baldwin Jr., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Kevan Shokat, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

William Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

 

Cancer Stem Cells 

Margaret Goodell, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine

 

Developing Epigenetic Therapy 

Stephen Baylin, M.D., Johns Hopkins University

Robert A. Casero, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Sai-Juan Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

Zhu Chen, M.D., PhD., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., University of Florida Health

Alexander MacKerrell, Ph.D., University of Maryland

Ari Melnick, M.D., Weill Cornell Medical Center

Wilson Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Jewish General Hospital

Gilbert Privé, Ph.D., University of Toronto

Ruibao Ren, M.D., Ph.D., Brandeis University

Samuel Waxman, M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Yue Xiong, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Arthur Zelent, Ph.D., Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami

Ming-Ming Zhou, Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Blood Malignancies

Sai-Juan Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

- Zhu Chen, M.D., PhD., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

Yongkui Jing, Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Ross Levine, M.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Jonathan D. Licht, M.D., University of Florida Health

Ari Melnick, M.D., Weill Cornell Medical Center

Ruibao Ren, M.D., Ph.D., Brandeis University

Yang Shen, Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

- Yue Xiong, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Jiang Zhu, Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Hematology

 

Childhood and Young Adult Cancers 

John Crispino, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Christopher A. French, M.D., Brigham & Women's Hospital

Shai Izraeli, M.D., Tel Aviv University

Kevan Shokat, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

 

Lung Cancer 

Duane Compton, Ph.D., Geisel School of Medicine/Dartmouth

Ethan Dmitrovsky, M.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center

Cynthia Zahnow, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

 

Colon Cancer 

Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D., Salk Institute

 

Breast Cancer 

- Jayanta Debnath, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

Doris Germain, Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Samuel Waxman, M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D., Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Garry P. Nolan, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

 

Pancreatic Cancer

- Nabeel Bardeesy, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

- Gregory David, Ph.D., NYU School of Medicine

 

Liver Cancer

Josep M. Llovet, M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

- Samuel Waxman, M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine