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Nov 17

Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigators are required to submit an interim report on the progress they are making in their funded research. The Cancer Research Foundation is pleased to present interim reports from the Young Investigator Award winners named in the fall of 2010.

Daniel Catenacci, MD

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Chicago
“The Role of RON EMST1R in gastroesophageal adenocarcmoma”

2011 Interim Report         Original proposal

Jill de Jong, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago
"Screening for Novel Genetic Regulators of Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Leukemia"

2011 Interim Report          Original proposal

Peter O’Donnell, MD

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Chicago
“Identification of Genetic Determinants of Response to Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Crothelial Cancer”

2011 Interim Report          Original Proposal

Michael T. Spiotto, MD, PhD

Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Chicago
“Small Molecule Screens to Identify Inhibitors of the Human Papilloma Virus Oncoprotein E6”

2011 Interim Report         Original Proposal

Rodney D. Wiersma, PhD, DABR

Instructor, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago
“Dynamically Adaptive kV Aperture for Low Diagnostic Dose Real-Time Prostate
Motion Tracking during Radiation Therapy by Combined MV-kV Imaging”

2011 Interim Report          Original Proposal