5 Grants awarded to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute!




Impact Magazine | 
Spring 2024

Five Dana-Farber investigators were recently awarded more than $250,000 from National Cancer Center (NCC), whose mission is to provide financial support to researchers undertaking innovative and promising studies that seek to cure cancer. Since its founding 70 years ago, NCC has granted nearly $8 million in cancer research funding.

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The NCC Scientific Advisory Board meeting was held on March 28, 2024.
The following post-doc fellowship grants and renewals were approved for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

Katharina Hoebel, M.D.,Ph.D. NCC PROJECT   $60,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Project title: Deciphering spatial and genetic interactions in the non-small cell lung cancer tumor microenvironment using network-oriented artificial intelligence


Diego Martinez Alonso, Ph.D CCP PROJECT $60,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Project title: Evaluation of CDK4/6 roles in RNA processing in cancer

Tanzina Tanu, Ph.D. NCC PROJECT   $52,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Project title:  Investigating recurrently mutated RNA surveillance component ZC3H18 in melanoma

Sydney Moyer, Ph.D. ACR PROJECT $52,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Project title: Th1 cells with increased adhesion pathway expression are required for inflammation-associated
colorectal cancer development and progression

Xiawei Wu, Ph.D. BCP PROJECT $52,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Project title:  Targeting DPP9 synergizes with CDK4/6 inhibition to eliminate cytostatic cancer cells

Minzeng Zhang, Ph.D. FCL PROJECT $52,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Inst, Boston, MA
Project title:  Quantitative immune profiling of follicular lymphoma for precision therapy

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