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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2002 Research Grants

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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