ALSF Childhood Cancer Research Grants
With your support, we have been able to fund outstanding research, leading toward cures and improved quality of life for children with cancer. Browse through more than 1,000 funded projects below.
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ALSF Funded Research Projects
|Project Title||Institution / Principal Investigator(s)||Grant Type||Year||State|
|Targeting PLK1 as a Common Mechanism in Ph-like ALL||University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center / Joya Chandra, PhD||Reach Grants||2016||Texas|
|Engineering the CAR T Cells to Overcome Tumor Derived Immune-Inhibition in Glioblastoma||Baylor College of Medicine / Meenakshi Hegde, MD||'A' Award Grants||2016||Texas|
|CD47-blocking Oncolytic Vaccinia Viruses as Biotherapeutics for Pediatric Solid Tumors||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Stephen Gottschalk, MD & Nino Rainusso, MD||Innovation Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|Enhancing Coping and Communication in Children with Cancer and Their Parents: A Novel Internet-Based Intervention||Vanderbilt University Medical Center / Bruce Compas, PhD||Psychosocial Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|Neurocognitive Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia with Down Syndrome||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Lisa Jacola, PhD||Psychosocial Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|MYC as a Driver and Anti-Cancer Target in Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors||Vanderbilt University Medical Center / William Tansey, PhD||Innovation Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|Targeted Combination Therapy to Sensitize High-Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia to Methotrexate via Restoration of Ikaros Tumor Suppression||The Pennsylvania State University / Sinisa Dovat, MD/PhD & Chunhua Song, MD/PhD||Innovation Grants||2016||Pennsylvania|
|Targeting Metabolism as a Therapeutic Approach for High-Risk MYCN-Driven Neuroblastoma||University of Pennsylvania / Nicole Anderson, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2016||Pennsylvania|
|CD19 Delta Ex2 Isoform as a Target for Alternative Therapies in Relapsed Pediatric B-ALL||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Asen Bagashev, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2016||Pennsylvania|
|Micro-environmental Regulators of Ewing sarcoma Metastasis||University of Pittsburgh / Kelly Bailey, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2016||Pennsylvania|