2017 Grants - Breast Cancer Alliance

2017 Grants

RESEARCH GRANTS

EXCEPTIONAL PROJECT GRANTS

Sidi Chen, PhD, Yale University, “Discovering inhibitory factors of T-cell function in metastatic breast cancer immunotherapy” Supported by the Mitchell Family

Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD, Drexel University College of Medicine, “New small molecule compounds for the therapy of metastatic cancer”

Anthony Koleske, PhD, Yale University, “Profiling of circulating tumor cells to identify targets for adjuvant therapy in metastatic triple negative breast cancer” The Black Family Grant

E. Premkumar Reddy, PhD, Sinai, “A targeted therapy for triple negative breast cancer stem cells” Supported by Tami Eagle Bowling

Robert Schneider, PhD, NYU School of Medicine, “Molecular inhibition of T-regulatory cells for breast cancer treatment” Supported by ReMission Foundation

Robert Weinberg, PhD, Whitehead Institute, “Understanding the contribution of the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) to immune-suppression in breast carcinoma” The Walsh Family Grant

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR GRANTS

Aarti Asnani, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, “Developing new therapeutic strategies to prevent Doxorubicin-induced cardiac toxicity”

Aaron Goldman, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, “Hck-disruptive nanomedicines to overcome treatment resistance in triple negative breast cancer” Supported by the Masin Family

Jason Sheltzer, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, “Targeting aneuploidy in breast cancer”

 

BREAST SURGERY FELLOWSHIPS (to begin Summer 2017)

Anya Romanoff, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Debbie Taylor Breast Surgery Fellow

Jennifer Sasaki, MD, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rodkin Family Breast Surgery Fellow

 

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH GRANTS

Gilda’s Club, White Plains, NY

Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT

Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT

Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center, Bridgeport, CT

Norwalk Hospital, Whittingham Cancer Center, Norwalk, CT

Open Door Family Medical Center, Port Chester, NY

Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT

St. Vincent’s Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY

Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT