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Year First Name Last Name Institution Title Grant Amount ($) Subject Area Program
2021 Hussein Abbas The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Delineating Immune-based Therapy Resistance Mechanisms Conferred by Chromosome 7/7q Loss in Acute Myeloid Leukemia $50,000.00 Leukemia, Myelodysplasia, and Transplantation Young Investigator Award
2021 Zaid Abdel Rahman Mayo Clinic Adult Philadelphia-like B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Characteristics, outcomes, and role of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in comparison to Philadelphia-positive and Philadelphia-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Omar Abughanimeh University of Nebraska Medical Center Can patients with advanced malignancy and poor performance status benefit from nivolumab plus ipilimumab as a palliative treatment? Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Nour Abuhadra The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The impact of gut microbial composition on response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) in early-stage triple negative breast cancer (TNBC). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Janeiro Achibiri Massachusetts General Hospital Reducing racial disparities in time to breast cancer diagnosis: Impact of immediate screening mammogram reads during the COVID pandemic. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Oluwatosin Afolabi Temple University School of Medicine Medical Student Rotation Award
2021 David Aggen Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Defining the Immunogenic Effects of Enfortumab Vedotin and Pembrolizumab in Node Positive Bladder Cancer $200,000.00 Genitourinary Cancer Career Development Award
2021 Elisa Agostinetto Institut Jules Bordet and Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B) (U.L.B) The prognostic performance of PREDICT+ in patients (pts) with HER2-positive (HER2+) early-stage breast cancer (EBC). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Sushma Agrawal Sanjay Ghandi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences A Randomized Study of Chemotherapy (CT) vs CT followed by Consolidation CTRT in Locally Advanced Gall bladder Cancers (LA-GBC) (RACE-GB Study) $20,000.00 Gastrointestinal (Noncolorectal) Cancer International Innovation Grant
2021 Tyler Alexander St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Effects of metabolic syndrome on cognitive outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Pamela Allen Emory University Disparities in Treatment and Outcomes of Advanced Stage Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma $200,000.00 Lymphoma and Plasma Cell Disorders Career Development Award
2021 Salvador Alonso Martinez Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Targeting lineage reversion in colorectal cancer to overcome therapy resistance to WNT inhibition $50,000.00 Gastrointestinal (Colorectal) Cancer Young Investigator Award
2021 Elysia Alvarez University of California, Davis Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology in Low-and-Middle Income Countries: Developing models of care $200,000.00 Pediatric Oncology Career Development Award
2021 Carla Amaro Tom Baker Cancer Center, University of Calgary Efficacy and safety of lenvatinib in the real-world treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: Results from a Canadian multicenter database (HCC CHORD). Gatrointestinal Cancers Symposium Merit Award
2021 Aneesha Ananthula Louisiana State University Association and prevalence of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients with COVID-19: A single healthcare system experience. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Christopher Aquina The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Comprehensive or specialty-specific cancer care in the United States: A story of continuing underperformance. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Hiroyuki Arai Division of Medical Oncology, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine Polymorphisms of pluripotency transcription factors for predicting cetuximab efficacy in metastatic colorectal cancer: Data from FIRE-3 and TRIBE trials. Gatrointestinal Cancers Symposium Merit Award
2021 Hiroyuki Arai USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine Germline polymorphisms in genes maintaining replication fork to predict the efficacy of oxaliplatin and irinotecan in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients enrolled in MAVERICC trial. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Fatemeh Ardeshir-Larijani Indiana University, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center Clinicogenomic characterization of metastatic thymic epithelial tumors. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Melaku Arega Harvard Medical School Medical Student Rotation Award
2021 Avani Athauda The Royal Marsden Hospital Perioperative FLOT plus anti-PD-L1 avelumab (FLOT-A) in resectable oesophagogastric adenocarcinoma (OGA): Interim safety analysis results from the ICONIC trial. Gatrointestinal Cancers Symposium Merit Award
2021 Huda Atiya University of Pittsburgh Role of CD10 expression in endometriosis-associated mesenchymal stem cells on the progression of endometriosis-associated carcinoma. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Santiago Avila University of Chicago Medical Student Rotation Award
2021 Gil Awada Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel A phase 2 clinical trial on trametinib and low-dose dabrafenib in advanced pretreated BRAFV600/NRASQ61R/K/L wild-type melanoma (TraMel-WT): Interim efficacy and safety results. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Olubukola Ayodele Princess Margaret Cancer Centre A phase II, open-label, randomized trial of durvalumab (D) with olaparib (O) or cediranib (C) in patients (pts) with leiomyosarcoma (LMS). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Ibrahim Azar Albany Medical College Cisplatin versus carboplatin for the treatment of limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Sylvan Baca Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Detection of DNA damage repair (DDR) deficiency and neuroendocrine differentiation from circulating prostate cancer methylomes $50,000.00 Genitourinary Cancer Young Investigator Award
2021 Xue Bai Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute Discrepancies in response and immune-related adverse events (irAE) of anti-PD-1 monotherapy between races and primary sites in patients (pts) with advanced nonacral cutaneous melanoma (NACM). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Somedeb Ball H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Molecular annotation of extramedullary acute myeloid leukemia to identify prevalence of targetable mutations. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Erin Bange University of Pennsylvania TIME: Text-based Intervention to Minimize the time burden of routine cancer carE $50,000.00 Health Services Research Young Investigator Award
2021 Lauren Banks Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Identification of immunogenic fusion-derived public neoantigens in sarcoma $50,000.00 Sarcoma/Bone and Soft Tissue Cancers Young Investigator Award
2021 Kelvin Bao Queen Elizabeth Hospital The association of HER2 low expression with the efficacy of CDK4/6 inhibitor in hormone receptor positive HER2 negative metastatic breast cancer. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Shahla Bari University of South Florida Gut metabolome-can it be developed as a biomarker of response to immunotherapy in metastatic renal cancer. $50,000.00 Developmental Therapeutics - Clinical Pharmacology and Immunotherapy Young Investigator Award
2021 Felipe Batalini Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Analysis of real-world (RW) data for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) patients (pts) with somatic BRCA1/2 (sBRCA) or other homologous recombination (HR)-pathway gene mutations (muts) treated with PARP inhibitors (PARPi). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Atul Batra All India Institute of Medical Sciences Assessment of symptom burden in cancer patients by an innovative mobile-based patient-reported outcomes system in India $19,988.00 Health Services Research International Innovation Grant
2021 Ullas Batra Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre Integration of Artificial Intelligence in NSCLC: Making of a symphony $20,000.00 Lung Cancer International Innovation Grant
2021 Francesca Battaglin Division of Medical Oncology, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress response genes to predict first-line treatment outcome in patients (pts) with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): Data from the MAVERICC and FIRE-3 trials. Gatrointestinal Cancers Symposium Merit Award
2021 Francesca Battaglin USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine Comprehensive characterization of neurotransmitters and neuronal signaling (NT) pathway alterations in colorectal cancer (CRC). Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Nick Beije Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Erasmus University Medical Center Circulating tumor cell-driven use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Corina Beiner Boston University School of Medicine Medical Student Rotation Award
2021 Zineb Belcaid Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Immunogenomic features of pathologic response to neoadjuvant immune checkpoint blockade in esophageal cancer. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Jose Carlos Benitez Gustave Roussy Cancer activation pathways of thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) by targeted gene expression analysis. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Cristiane Bergerot Centro de Câncer de Brasília Assessing Feasibility and Acceptability of a Geriatric Assessment Program for Older Patients Starting New Treatment with Chemotherapy in a Brazilian Cancer Center Using a Telehealth System $50,000.00 Geriatric Oncology Global Oncology Young Investigator Award
2021 Esther Berko The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Defining the genetic mechanisms of lorlatinib resistance in ALK-mutated high-risk neuroblastoma $50,000.00 Pediatric Oncology Young Investigator Award
2021 Poorva Bindal Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Oncology trainees’ perceptions and knowledge of therapeutic cannabis use. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Moritz Binder Mayo Clinic Molecular Mechanisms of Immune Dysregulation in Lymphoma $50,000.00 Lymphoma and Plasma Cell Disorders Young Investigator Award
2021 Nigel Blackwood Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) Medical Student Rotation Award
2021 Grace Blitzer University of Wisconsin - Madison A phase I Dose Escalation Trial of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in patients with Xerostomia after Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer $50,000.00 Patient and Survivor Care Young Investigator Award
2021 Gehan Botrus Mayo Clinic Arizona Circulating cell free tumor DNA detection as a prognostic tool in advanced pancreatic cancer. Annual Meeting Merit Award
2021 Giacomo Bregni Institut Jules Bordet-Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Prognostic value of baseline and early changes of circulating-free (cf) and circulating tumor (ct) DNA in the neoadjuvant (NA) setting of early stage colon cancer (CC). Annual Meeting Merit Award