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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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2010 Research Grants

California Institute of Technology
Mark Davis, Ph.D.
Developing Targeted Nanoparticles to Interfere with K-ras Expression using siRNA

Duke University
Christopher M. Counter, Ph. D.
Evaluating the Therapeutic Advantage of Adding L-NAME to the Treatment Modality of Erlontinib and Gemcitabine.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of California, San Francisco
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., James Marks,M.D., Ph.D, James DeCaprio,M.D.
Biomarker Initiative Phase II Validation

Johns Hopkins University
William Matsui, M.D.
Regulation of Pancreatic Cancer Self-Renewal and Metastasis by the Tumor Microenvironment.

Massachusetts General Hospital

Cesar Castro, M.D.
Ralph Weissleder, M.D., Ph.D.
Imaging Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma via Novel Cathepsin E Imaging Agents.

The Dana Farber Cancer Center
Dr. Charles Fuchs
Dr. Matthew Vander Heiden
Aims to Identify Differences in Metabolism Between Pancreatic Cancer Cells and Normal Cells.

University of California, San Francisco
Frank McCormick, Ph.D.,FRS, DSc
Interfering with K-ras Espressing using siRNA Against K-ras in targeted nanoparticles

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Stephen Fesik, Ph.D.
Direct Targeting of K-ras with Small Molecules.

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