Grants & Awards

Jul 14, 2023
The application deadline is October 2, 2023.
May 30, 2023
Dr. Chen’s research focuses on clinical trial development and experimental therapies as well as outcomes in melanoma and thoracic malignancies.
Mar 09, 2023
After completing the IDEA program, Dr. Rubagumya, Dr. Tamamyan, and Dr. Amayiri each went on to apply for and receive a (LIFe) grant.
Mar 09, 2023
Dr. Luis Leonardo Rojas Puentes is uncovering how providers can leverage HPV to predict treatment response and personalize immunotherapy for patients. 
Jan 18, 2023
Dr. Stacey A. Cohen, a Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient, is working to uncover the genetic and environmental factors conducive to causing and multiplying gastrointestinal cancers.
Nov 07, 2022
Supported by a Global Oncology Young Investigator Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Okello launched a retrospective study assessing the feasibility of two chemotherapies for treating patients with HIV-associated lymphoma. 
Sep 13, 2022
Using support from a 2016 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award (YIA), Dr. David Kurtz is developing and applying liquid biopsy approaches to better assess disease response to treatment.
Jul 20, 2022
Until now, patients with lung cancer—the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.—have had few avenues for personalized treatment beyond standard care. For more than 10 years, Dr. Lauren Byers has worked to detect biomarkers.
May 11, 2022
Using support from a 2018 Young Investigator Award, Dr. Betof Warner is exploring exercise oncology, researching the effects of aerobic exercise on tumor growth and blood supply, drug delivery, and therapeutic efficacy to fill this gap in melanoma care.
Mar 08, 2022
To help guide patients as they make major decisions about treatment, Dr. Surbhi Sidana studied how patients experience and perceive quality of life and care while participating in clinical trials and now works to address structural roadblocks to clinical trial enrollment.