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|
|Neural Crest Gene Regulatory Networks Underlying Normal Meningeal Development and Onset of Meningioma||California Institute of Technology / Ayyappa Raja Desingu Rajan, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||California|
|Investigating Epigenetic Mechanisms of Response to Allogenic CAR T Cell Therapy||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Caitlin Zebley, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Tennessee|
|Hematopoietic Stem And Progenitor Cells Sustain Inflammation And Promote Relapse In The AML Niche||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Ding-Wen (Roger) Chen, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Pennsylvania|
|Activating Metabolic Pathways to Increase the Persistence of Leukemia Targeting T Cells||Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh / Erica Braverman, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Pennsylvania|
|Redefining Osteosarcoma Metastases as Chronic Non-healing Lung Wounds: Implications for Developing Novel Therapies||Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital / James Reinecke, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Ohio|
|Social Determinants of Health, Hospital-level Resources, and Risk of Septic Shock in Pediatric Leukemia||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Jenny Ruiz, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Pennsylvania|
|Dissecting Functional uORFs as a Source of Cancer Genes in High-Risk Medulloblastoma||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / John Prensner, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Massachusetts|
|Dissecting the Contribution and Inheritance of Germline DNA Damage Repair Gene Mutations in Neuroblastoma||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Riaz Gillani, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2021||Massachusetts|
|The Interplay Between Histone Mutations and Replication Stress in Shaping Glioma Phenotypes||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Pratiti Bandopadhayay, PhD||'A' Award Grants||2021||Massachusetts|
|Novel Genomic Diagnostics for Intracranial Germ Cell Tumors||Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. / Ching Lau, MD/PhD||Reach Grants||2021||Connecticut|