2012 Innovation Awards

UCRF Competitive Grants Program - Innovation Awards, 2012. 28 applications. 6 awards (21.4%). $977,000 awarded.

Title: Molecular Characterization of Monoubiquitinated Ras and its Role in Cancer
PI: Sharon L Campbell
Department: Biochemistry and Biophysics
Title: Adrenomedullin Signaling in Tumor Lymphangiogenesis
PI: Kathleen M Caron
Department: Cell Biology and Physiology
Title: Characterization of an Epigenetic Variant in the MSH3 Mismatch Repair Gene as a Biomarker of Chemoresistance in African American Breast Cancer Cases
PI: Kathleen C. Dorsey
Department: Epidemiology
Title: Transdifferentiated Neural Stem Cells: A Novel Approach for Cancer Therapy
PI: Shawn D Hingtgen
Department: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Title: IgH Repertoire Sequencing to Predict Early Response to HER-2/neu Vaccination in Breast Cancer
PI: Jonathan Serody
Department: Medicine
Title: Next Generation Animal Models  To Define Cancer Genetics
PI: Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena
Department: Genetics