Grant Support

CURRENT

P30 CANCER CENTER SUPPORT GRANT SUPPLEMENT (08/2016 – 07/2017)
National Cancer Institute
Therapeutic Modulation of the Immune Microenvironment in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: co-Principal Investigator (with Lawrence, Crawford, Pasca di Magliano, Simeone)

V FOUNDATION SCHOLAR AWARD (11/2016 – 11/2018)
V Foundation
Defining and Targeting Intra-tumoral Metabolite Transfer in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator

RESEARCH GRANT (07/2016 – 06/2017)
St. Baldricks
Targeting mitochondrial metabolism in Ewing sarcoma
Role: co-Principal Investigator (with Lombard, Lawlor)

RESEARCH GRANT (07/2016 – 06/2017) 
National Pancreas Foundation
Non-tumorigenic Support Cells Fuel Pancreatic Cancer Metabolism
Role: Principal Investigator

INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY GRANT (07/2016 – 06/2017)
American Association of Cancer Research – Bayer
Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Pancreatic Cancer-Specific Enzyme GOT1
Role: Principal Investigator

KIMMEL SCHOLAR AWARD (07/2016 – 06/2018)
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Foundation
Defining and Targeting Metabolic Dependencies in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator

AUGUSTYN AWARD IN DIGESTIVE CANCER (07/2016 – 06/2017)
American Gastroenterological Association
Non-tumorigenic Support Cells Fuel Pancreatic Cancer Metabolism
Role: Principal Investigator

TEAM SCIENCE AWARD (05/2016 – 05/2019)
Melanoma Research Alliance
Targeting Mitochondrial Metabolism in Melanoma Therapy
Role: co-Principal Investigator (with Lombard, Neamati, Kennedy) 

LEFKOFSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLAR AWARD (02/2016 – 06/2018)
Lefkofsky Family Foundation
Defining and Exploiting Metabolic Dependencies in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator

M-CUBED (11/2015 – 04/2017)
Harnessing T Cell Metabolism for Immunotherapy
Role: co-Principal Investigator (with Glick and Opipari)

DALE F. FREY AWARD FOR BREAKTHROUGH SCIENTISTS (10/2015 – 09/2017)
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Exploration and Targeting of Metabolic Dependencies in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator

PATHWAY TO LEADERSHIP AWARD (07/2013 – 06/2018)
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network / American Association for Cancer Research
Exploration and Targeting of Metabolic Dependencies in Pancreatic Cancer
Role: Principal Investigator

COMPLETED

RESEARCH GRANT (01/2013 – 12/2015)
Lustgarten Foundation
Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Pancreatic Cancer Metabolism
Role: Consultant (Principal Investigators: Kimmelman, Cantley, Lairson)

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CANCER DISCOVERY GRANT (10/2012 – 09/2014)
In vivo Measurement of Oncogenic Kras-Dependent Glucose Metabolism in Mouse Models of Pancreatic Cancer
Role: co-Principal Investigator (with Kimmelman and Ying)

DAMON RUNYON POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP (10/2010 – 05/2013)
Exploring the Metabolic Effects of Oncogenic Kras in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Role: Principal Investigator