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|
|Using Neurofibromatosis-1 (NF1) to understand Pediatric Brain Tumor Initiation||Stanford University School of Medicine / Yuan Pan, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||California|
|Tracking Ewing Sarcoma Origin by Developmental and Trans-species Genomics||St. Anna Children´s Cancer Research Institute / Heinrich Kovar, PhD||Crazy 8 Awards||2020|
|Targeting the Rac GTPase Pathway to Sabotage RAS Signaling in RAS-mutated Leukemia||Boston Children's Hospital / Sara Canovas Nunes, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Massachusetts|
|Small Molecule Degraders for Targeting Transcription Factor Drivers of Childhood Cancers||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD, FRACP, FRCPA||Crazy 8 Awards||2020||Tennessee|
|Novel Synergistic Targets for Combination Therapy in Philadelphia Chromosome-like Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Yang Ding, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Pennsylvania|
|Modeling the Initiation and Progression of Down Syndrome Associated Leukemia Using CRISPR/Cas9 at Single Cell Resolution||Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai / Elvin Wagenblast, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||New York|
|Modeling familial platelet disorder associated RUNX1 mutations in mice||University of Massachusetts Medical School / Lucio Castilla, PhD||Familial RUNX1 Research Grants||2020||Massachusetts|
|Identifying Epistatic Suppressors of Oncohistone in Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas||McGill University / Carol Chen, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Quebec|
|High-throughput CAR NKT Library Screen for Improving Neuroblastoma Immunotherapy||Baylor College of Medicine / Xavier Rios, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Texas|
|GPC2 CAR T Cell Targeted Delivery of BiKEs in High-Risk Neuroblastoma||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Guillem Pascual-Pasto, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Pennsylvania|
|Genetic Susceptibility to Ototoxicity in Pediatric Germ Cell Tumor Survivors||University of Minnesota / Jenny Poynter, MPH, PhD||Epidemiology Grants||2020||Minnesota|
|Drugging MYCN||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Yael Mossé, MD||Crazy 8 Awards||2020||Pennsylvania|
|Donor T-Cell DNA Methylation in GVHD and the Graft-vs-Tumor Effect after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant||The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Yiouli Panayiota Ktena, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Maryland|
|Dissecting the Role of FOXR2 in the Oncogenesis of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Jessica Tsai, MD/PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2020||Massachusetts|
|Barcoding Pediatric Leukemia for Therapeutic Purposes||Boston Children's Hospital / Leonard Zon, MD||Crazy 8 Awards||2020||Massachusetts|
|Assessing Clonal Fitness and Mechanisms of Clonal Evolution in FPD-MN||Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center / Wenbin Xiao, MD/PhD||RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grants||2020||New York|