Grants Awarded



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New awards will be posted as they are issued.

Year Award Typesort ascending Project # RFA # PI/Project Leader Institution Title Status
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 DRAKE, RICHARD R. EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL PROXIMAL PROSTATE FLUIDS FOR PROTEIN AND MIRNA BIOMARKERS Complete
2013 R21 RFA-CA-13-001 TAVANA, HOSSEIN UNIVERSITY OF AKRON A NOVEL HIGH THROUGHPUT TUMOR SPHEROID MICROTECHNOLOGY Complete
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-021 SEIBEL, ERIC J UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rapid Needle Biopsy Assessment at Point of Care to advance personalized cancer therapy Active
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 GHOSH, INDRANEEL UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA DIRECT DETECTION OF HYPERMETHYLATION IN CANCER Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 STEINMAN, RICHARD A UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH EXOSOMAL RECOMBINASE-A TOOL TO DISSECT METASTASIS AND THE CANCER MICROENVIRONMENT Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 MANALIS, SCOTT R MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Building microenvironment-containing organoids from patient samples with single-cell precision Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 HERLYN, DOROTHEE M WISTAR INSTITUTE MOLECULAR CLONING OF HLA CLASS II TUMOR ANTIGENS Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 CLEVELAND, WILLIAM L ST. LUKE'S-ROOSEVELT INST FOR HLTH SCIS ROBOTIC PREPARATION OF CDNA SINGLE CELLS Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 OLIVI, ALESSANDRO JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY "ENHANCEMENT OF BRAIN TUMOR IMMUNOTHERAPY BY FAS-L RNAI" Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-033 CHAPUT, JOHN CHARLES ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-TEMPE CAMPUS A HIGH-THROUGHPUT ROUTE TO SYNTHETIC ANTIBODIES FOR ARRAY-BASED CANCER DETECTION Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 MESSMER, BRADLEY T UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL DNA NANOPARTICLES Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 PATTI, GARY JOSEPH WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY CELL-SPECIFIC ISOTOPE LABELING TO TRACK INTERCELLULAR METABOLITE EXCHANGE IN CANCER Complete
2007 R21 RFA-CA-07-019 KERR, WILLIAM GARROW H. LEE MOFFITT CANCER CTR & RES INST THE KINOMES OF NON-HODGKIN LYMPHOMA Complete
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 DIEHL, MICHAEL R RICE UNIVERSITY MULTIPLEXED REITERATIVE IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE ANALYSES VIA ENGINEERED DNA CIRCUITRY Complete
2014 R21 RFA-CA-13-003 VARANI, JAMES UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ISOLATION AND IN VITRO MAINTENANCE OF INTACT COLONIC CRYPTS FROM NORMAL HUMAN COL Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 SPEICHER, DAVID W. WISTAR INSTITUTE NOVEL COMPREHENSIVE PROTEOME ANALYSES OF METASTASIS Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 THOMAS, NANCY E UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL DNA-METHYLATION PROFILING FROM FIXED MELANOCYTIC TISSUES Complete
2013 R21 RFA-CA-13-001 WILSON, JAMES NORBERT UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI CORAL GABLES KINASE BINDING FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR ASSAYING CELLULAR RECEPTOR POPULATIONS Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 FARIS, GREGORY W SRI INTERNATIONAL DROPLET CELL ARRAY ASSAYS Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 CARON, MARC G. DUKE UNIVERSITY A CANCER RAINBOW MOUSE FOR THE SIMULTANEOUS ASSESSMENT OF MULTIPLE ONCOGENES Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KIM, HYUN JUNG UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN A personalized colorectal cancer-on-a-chip for assessing tumor-microbiome crosstalk Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 TUNG, CHING-HSUAN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IN VIVO IMAGING OF MATRIX METALLOPROTEASE Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 SOMMER, STEVE SEEV CITY OF HOPE/BECKMAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE CARBON NANOTUBES: ARTIFICAL GELS FOR MUTATIONS DETECTION Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 HAAB, BRIAN B. VAN ANDEL RESEARCH INSTITUTE LONGITUDINAL CANCER-SPECIFIC SERUM PROTEIN SIGNATURES Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-035 RABINOWITZ, JOSHUA D PRINCETON UNIVERSITY MASS SPECTROMETRY METHODS FOR PROBING METABOLIC DYNAMICS IN NORMAL & CANCER CELLS Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 LAI, JONATHAN ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE METHODS TO IDENTIFY HIGH-AFFINITY ANTIBODIES THAT TARGET TUMOR-ASSOCIATED GLYCANS Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 WELSH, JOHN T VACCINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO A MOLECULAR METHOD TO DETERMINE ISOFORM FREQUENCIES IN RNA-SEQ Complete
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 CHIU, DANIEL T UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HIGH SENSITIVITY DETECTION AND ISOLATION OF CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS Complete
2014 R21 RFA-CA-13-003 SEIBEL, ERIC J UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON NEEDLE BIOPSY PRESERVATION AND PREPARATION FOR RAPID 3D PATHOLOGY OF PANCREAS Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 ZHOU, PENGBO WEILL MEDICAL COLLEGE OF CORNELL UNIV PROTEIN KNOCKOUT TECHNOLOGY/MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF CANCER Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 SIMBERG, DIMITRI UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO ISOLATION OF RARE CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS FROM BLOOD USING MICROBUBBLES Complete
2013 R21 RFA-CA-13-001 WANG, ZHENGHE CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY NEXT-GENERATION MOUSE GENE-TARGETING TECHNOLOGY TO MODEL TUMORIGENESIS Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 TSOURKAS, ANDREW UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA NOVEL PROBE FOR QUANTITATIVE IMAGING OF GENE EXPRESSION Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 GRZYBOWSKI, BARTOSZ ANDRZEJ NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MICROSYSTEMS FOR TARGETING LEVY WALKS IN METASTATIC CANCER CELLS Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 ANGEL, PEGGY M MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Enzymatic Tools for 2D Tissue Localized and Deeper Proteomic Sequencing of Cancer Stromal Proteins Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 GASCOYNE, PETER RUSSELL CHARLES UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CAN CTR INTEGRATED ISOLATION & MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF TUMOR CELLS Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 HUANG, TIM H.-M. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA NOVEL TOOL FOR ANALYSIS OF PROMOTER HYPERMETHYLATION Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 TUNG, CHING-HSUAN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IMAGING TUMOR ASSOCIATED FIBROBLAST ACTIVATION PROTEIN Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-035 MCCAWLEY, LISA JOY VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY PARALLEL CAPILLARY BIOREACTORS FOR LEUKOCYTE TRANSENDOTHELIAL MIGRATION ANALYSIS Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 PARKER, LAURIE L. PURDUE UNIVERSITY LABEL-FREE, REAL-TIME DETECTION OF KINASE ACTIVITY IN VITRO AND IN SINGLE CELLS U Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 SARAF, RAVI F UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN HIGH SPECIFICITY MICRORNA MICROARRAY ANALYSIS WITHOUT PCR FOR CANCER SCREENING AND RESEARCH Complete
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 KASSIS, AMIN I HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL NOVEL BLOOD ASSAY FOR LUNG CANCER DETECTION Complete
2014 R21 RFA-CA-13-003 PETRITIS, KONSTANTINOS PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL PRESERVATION OF DRIED PLASMA SPOTS FOR DOWNSTREAM PROTEOMIC APPLICATIONS Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 LIOTTA, LANCE ALLEN GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR ONE STEP CONCENTRATION AND PRESERVATION OF LABILE BIOMARKERS I Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 ZHANG, JIN JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY FLUORESCENT ACTIVITY SENSORS IN ANALYSIS OF ONCOGENIC P13K/AKT SIGNALING Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 WANG, TZA-HUEI JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PCR-FREE MULTIPLEXED DETECTION OF CIRCULATING MIRNA IN BLOOD Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KEUNG, ALBERT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY RALEIGH Intracellular CRISPR gRNA assembly for massively multiplexed; one pot; (epi)genetic screening Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 SUTHERLAND, JOHN CLARK BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOC-BROOKHAVEN LAB DNA DAMAGE QUANTITATION BY SINGLE MOLECULE LASER SIZING Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 SWANSON, BASIL I. UNIVERSITY OF CALIF-LOS ALAMOS NAT LAB OPTICAL BIOSENSOR FOR THE EARLY DETECTION OF CANCER Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 HYSLOP, TERRY THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY NONLINEAR MODELS OF MRNA EXPRESSION IN CANCER BY RT-PCR Complete

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