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|
|Overcoming Glucocorticoid Resistance in Lymphoid Cancers||University of California San Francisco / Anica Wandler, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2017||California|
|Natural Killer T cells with an IL-15-armored GD2-specific CAR for Children with Neuroblastoma||Baylor College of Medicine / Andras Heczey, MD||Bio-Therapeutic Impact Award||2017||Texas|
|Targeting Pediatric Brain Tumors Using PTPmu Nanochains with Radiofrequency-Releasable Therapeutics||Case Western Reserve University / Susann Brady-Kalnay, PhD & Efstathios Karathanasis, PhD||Innovation Grants||2017||Ohio|
|Symptom Burden, Health-Related Quality of Life and Health Care Utilization Among Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Impact of Parent Sleep, Fatigue and Psychological Distress||Children's Hospital Los Angeles / Jessica Ward, PhD||Nurse Researcher Fellowship Grant||2017||California|
|Families of Children with Advanced Cancer: Quality of Life & Goals of Care||Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital / Cindy Gerhardt, PhD||Psychosocial Family Impact Grant||2017||Ohio|
|Targeting Metabolic Vulnerabilities in ETP-ALL||Columbia University / Adolfo A. Ferrando, MD/PhD||Innovation Grants||2017||New York|
|Reversing mSWI/SNF (BAF) Complex Misassembly and Genomic Targeting in Human Synovial Sarcoma||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Cigall Kadoch, PhD||'A' Award Grants||2017||Massachusetts|
|Novel Approaches to AML Differentiation Therapy||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Andrew Lane, MD/PhD||'A' Award Grants||2017||Massachusetts|
|Targeting BRD9 in Sarcoma||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Scott Armstrong, MD/PhD||Innovation Grants||2017||Massachusetts|
|Identifying Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities in Pediatric Low-grade Gliomas Driven by MYB-QKI Fusions||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Cecile Rouleau, PhD||Young Investigator Grants||2017||Massachusetts|