First IDP Foundation Research Innovation Challenge Award Recipients Announced
The Lurie Cancer Center is pleased to announce the first recipients of the 2015 IDP Foundation Research Innovation Challenge Awards. Funded by a generous donation from the IDP Foundation, these awards are intended to allow teams of researchers to collect the preliminary data necessary to apply for large, collaborative NIH grants.
The inaugural IDP Foundation Award recipients are:
Andrew Parsa, MD, PhD
Project 1: “Effect of radiation and DNA alkylator chemotherapy on host immune response to intracranial tumor”
Andrew Parsa, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurological Surgery
Project 2: “Development of metarrestin as a therapeutic for pancreatic cancer”
Elizabeth Perlman, MD
Project 3: “Embryonic renal tumors: a model for epigenetic transcription regulation in early stem cells”
Elizabeth Perlman, MD, Professor of Pathology
Samantha Gadd, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pathology
Jacek Topczewski, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Vasil Galat, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pathology
Direct questions regarding this funding opportunity to Benette Phillips, PhD. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about the IDP Foundation Research Innovation Challenge Grants