NCC Project

NCC Project

The NCC Project funds promising cancer research that lies outside the purview of our core research funding programs. NCC fellowships have funded research in the following areas: brain tumors, melanoma, DNA repair, anti-cancer therapies, gene mutations and targeted therapeutics.

Aggressive Cancer Research

Current Grants and Renewals

National Cancer Center has been proud to award grants to many fine research organizations. We know that a cure lies in research and we are committed to supporting as many research projects as we can.

Tanzina Tanu , Ph.D.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA

PROJECT: Investigating recurrently mutated RNA surveillance component ZC3H18 in melanoma


Yongji Zeng, Ph.D.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

PROJECT: The role and regulation of the Hippo pathway in paligenosis


Pietro Berico, Ph.D.

New York University Medical School

PROJECT: Targeting Melanoma Plasticity Underpin Drug Resistance and Metastatic Progression


Past Beneficiaries

Elena Grossi, Ph.D.

Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY

PROJECT: Profiling SWI/SNF complex mutations in melanoma initiation


Murilo Ramos Rocha, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore MD

PROJECT: Dissecting the role of lipid metabolism in metastasis and immune therapy efficacy in older melanoma patients



2023 New and Renewed Research Grants


2023 Grants


Total Grand Funding To Date