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|
|Enhancing Coping and Communication in Children with Cancer and Their Parents: A Novel Internet-Based Intervention||Vanderbilt University Medical Center / Bruce Compas, PhD||Psychosocial Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|The role of PDE4B in Racial Disparities in Outcome of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Jun Yang||Young Investigator Grants||2010||Tennessee|
|Neurocognitive Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia with Down Syndrome||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Lisa Jacola, PhD||Psychosocial Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|Novel Targeted Therapies for Rhabdomyosarcoma||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Michael Dyer, PhD||Innovation Grants||2013||Tennessee|
|Platform development for target identification in high risk pediatric leukemias||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Adolfo A Ferrando, MD/PhD, Charles Mullighan, MD||Crazy 8 Pilots||2019||Tennessee|
|MYC as a Driver and Anti-Cancer Target in Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors||Vanderbilt University Medical Center / William Tansey, PhD||Innovation Grants||2016||Tennessee|
|Profiling the Transcriptional Heterogeneity of Diverse Pediatric Solid Tumors||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Michael Dyer, PhD and Xiang Chen, PhD||Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant||2019||Tennessee|
|Effect of SLCO Polymorphisms on High-Dose Methotrexate Clearance in Pediatric Oncology Patients||Vanderbilt University Medical Center / Rachael Schulte, MD||Young Investigator Grants||2018||Tennessee|
|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|
|Inflammatory Signaling in the Tumor Microenvironment||St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Peter J. Murray, PhD||Springboard Grants||2013||Tennessee|