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|
|Understanding the Role of a Novel Hereditary Cancer Gene||University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio / Patricia Dahia||Innovation Grants||2010||Texas|
|Understanding the Role of Translational Control in Humanized Mouse Models for Medulloblastoma||University of California San Francisco / Ozlem Aksoy, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2015||California|
|Unraveling metabolic dependencies in childhood supratentorial ependymomas.||Regents of the University of Michigan / Sriram Venneti, MD/PhD||Innovation Grants||2021||Michigan|
|Untangling the Matrix in Medulloblastoma||St. Christopher's Hospital for Children / Duncan Stearns, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2008||Ohio|
|Use sophisticated approaches to optimize the effectiveness of current chemotherapy agents, and to develop novel chemotherapy agents||Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center / Julie Park, MD||Phase I/II Infrastructure Grants||2006||Washington|
|Using Chemical Genetics to Define the Precise Role of RUNX1 in Transcription and Beyond||Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Kristy Stengel||RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grants||2022||New York|
|Using Neurofibromatosis-1 (NF1) to understand Pediatric Brain Tumor Initiation||Stanford University School of Medicine / Yuan Pan, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||California|
|Using Splice Switching Oligonucleotides (SSOs) to target MDM2 for rhabdomyosarcoma therapy||Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital / Dawn Chandler, PhD||Innovation Grants||2019||Ohio|
|Using zebrafish to model the molecular origins of pediatric myeloid malignancies and acute myeloid leukemia||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Evisa Gjini||Young Investigator Grants||2011||Massachusetts|
|V alpha-invariant NKT cells as a novel platform for cancer immunotherapy||Baylor College of Medicine / Leonid Metelitsa, MD, PhD||Innovation Grants||2012||Texas|