Mezin-Koats Colon Cancer Research Award

Objective

The objective of the Mezin-Koats Colon Cancer Research Award is to support research in the biology, prevention, detection, diagnosis, and/or treatment of colon cancer.

The award is made possible by the generous support of Mezin-Koats Colon Cancer Research. The mission of Mezin-Koats Colon Cancer Research at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is to advance the knowledge around the treatment of colon cancer with the hope of improving the quality of life and outcomes for people battling this disease.

Grant Program Contacts

All questions related to the application process, requirements, or eligibility should be directed to:
Susan Fautsch, CETI/Funding Initiatives Manager
612-625-6238
mccgrant@umn.edu

Any questions regarding the applicability of research should be directed to:
Anne Blaes, MD
blaes004@umn.edu

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Previous Grantees

2017

Role of ACKR4 in regulation of immune response in colorectal cancer
Subree Subramanian, PhD, Department of Surgery, Medical School

WAC: A novel colorectal cancer gene and possible therapeutic target
Timothy Starr, PhD, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, Medical School

2016

Mechanisms Underlying the Tumor Suppressor Role of CFTR in Colorectal Cancer
Patricia Scott, PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Medical School, UMD 

2014

Role of Intercellular Transfer of KRAS in Promoting Colon Cancer Resistance
Emil Lou, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Medical School

Developing Personalized, Targeted Therapy for Colorectal Cancer Patients
Tim Starr, PhD, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Medical School

 

Upcoming Deadlines

-Applications open: July 31, 2017, 8am
-Applications close: Sept 25, 2017, 5pm 

-Applications open: Aug 14, 2017 8am
-Concept proposals due: Sept 18, 2017 5pm
 
-Applications open: Sept 5, 2017 8am
-Applications close: Oct 20, 2017 5pm

 

Contact Us: 

Susan Fautsch
Internal Grants Program Coordinator
Masonic Cancer Center
612-625-6238
mccgrant@umn.edu

Aaron Schilz
Operations Manager
Masonic Cancer Center
612-624-0650
schil226@umn.edu

Dr. David Largaespada
Associate Director for Basic Sciences

612-626-4979
larga002@umn.edu