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 and inhibiting mechanisms of metastatic spread in osteosarcoma||University of California San Francisco / Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD||Crazy 8 Awards||2022||California|
|Perinatal Hormonal Biomarkers and Risk of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors||University of California Berkeley / Catherine Metayer, MD, PhD||Epidemiology Grants||2014||California|
|131 I-MIBG Imaging and Therapy for Neuroblastoma: Infrastructure Proposal||University of California San Francisco / Katherine Matthay, MD||Phase I/II Infrastructure Grants||2010||California|
|Investigating the Role of Genetic and Epigenetic Variation in Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Down Syndrome||University of California San Francisco / Adam de Smith, Ph.D.||'A' Award Grants||2014||California|
|Determinants of Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Platinum Sensitivity and Resistance||University of California, San Diego / Paolo Abada||Young Investigator Grants||2012||California|
|Saving Lives, Saving Neurons, the Head Start Consortium for Young Children with Malignant Central Nervous System Tumors||Children's Hospital Los Angeles / Jonathan Finlay, MD||Phase I/II Infrastructure Grants||2007||California|
|Targeting TGFb Pathway Dependencies in Group 3 Medulloblastoma||University of California San Francisco / Zulekha Qadeer, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2019||California|
|Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA in Pediatric Sarcomas||The Regents of the University of California San Francisco / Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD & Maximillian Diehn, MD/PhD (Stanford University)||Innovation Grants||2016||California|
|Enhancing Effectiveness of Immune Checkpoint Therapy in Neuroblastoma||Children's Hospital Los Angeles / Shahab Asgharzadeh, MD||Innovation Grants||2015||California|
|A CRISPRi Genetic Screen in Ewing sarcoma Identifies a Novel Dependence on Homologous Recombination DNA Repair||University of California San Francisco / Asmin Tulpule, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2016||California|