Junior Cancer Investigator Pilot Grant Program

 
 
Junior Cancer Investigator Pilot Grant Program      

Purpose

The University Of Illinois Cancer Center is dedicated to the growth of junior cancer investigators through research support and seeing the successful completion of research projects. The Cancer Center aims to foster high quality interdisciplinary cancer research collaborations between junior cancer investigators at Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana campuses and the University of Illinois Cancer Center.

Goal

To support development of cancer research proposals by junior investigators of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.

Congratulations to the 2012 Junior Cancer Investigator Pilot Grant Recipients

Ron Gaba, MD: Relationship Between Gene Expression in Treated Hepatocellular Carcinoma Fixed Tissues and Tumor Response after Transarterial Chemoembolization

 

Jian Ma, PhD: “Discovering Patient-Specific Driver Mutations in Prostate Cancer”

 

Ajay Maker, MD: "Utilizing altered glucose metabolism to selectively sensitize tumor cells to TRAIL"

 

Thanks to all participating investigators!