Young Investigator Award Interim Reports
The Cancer Research Foundation is pleased to present interim reports from the Young Investigator Award winners named in the fall of 2011. At the one year point, Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigators are required to submit an interim report on their progress in their funded research.
Jonas de Sousa, MD
"Measuring the Financial Burden of Curable Head and Neck Cancer"
Brandon L. Pierce, PhD
"Improving GWAS-based Discovery for Early-onset Breast Cancer"
Navin Pinto, MD
"Population-specific Genetic Variants Important in Susceptibility in Cyclophosphamide in Pediatric Patients"
Steffen Sammet, MD, PhD
"High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation of Prostate Tissue in vivo with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guidance"
Russell Szmulewitz, MD
"Does glucocorticoid receptor (GR) signaling compensate for androgen receptor (AR) function in castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)?"
Xiaoyang Wu, PhD
"Coordinated Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Skin Stem Cells and Skin Cancer"
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May 05, 1997