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
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