Translational Breast Cancer Research Award

Objective

The objective of the Translational Breast Cancer Research Award is to support research in the biology, prevention, detection, diagnosis, and/or treatment of breast cancer.

Grant Program Contacts:

All questions related to the application process, requirements, or eligibility should be directed to:
Jessica Raines-Jones
Research Development Coordinator
612-624-8679
mccgrant@umn.edu

Any questions regarding the applicability of research should be directed to:
Carol Lange, PhD 
lange047@umn.edu

Previous Grantees

2018

PELP1/phosphor-SRC-3 complexes promote breast cancer stem cell expansion
Julie Ostrander, PhD, Department of Medicine, Medical School

2017

Novel methods for discovering genetic interactions underlying breast cancer risk
Chad Myers, PhD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Science and Engineering

2014

Novel MR Imaging Biomarkers for IGF1R Targeted Drugs for Breast Cancer Metastasis
Deepali Sachdev, PhD, Department of Medicine, Medical School

Novel Mechanisms of Tumor-Promoting Inflammation during Breast Tumorigenesis
Kaylee Schwertfeger, PhD, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Medical School

2013

Cytoplasmic PELP1 Protein Interactions Promote Activation of Ras and NF-Kb
Julie Ostrander, PhD, Department of Medicine, Medical School

Methylation Based Biomarkers for Early Detection of Breast Cancer
Bharat Thyagarajan, PhD, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Medical School

2012

A New Model for Studying Collective Cell Migration and Invasion in Breast Cancer
Elizabeth Wattenberg, PhD, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health

2011

Identification and Characterization of Novel Inhibitors of FGF Signaling
Anindya Bachi, PhD, Department of Urology, Medical School

2010

Role of Fanconi Anemia/Breast Cancer Associated Proteins FANCD2 and FANCI in DNA Lesion Repair
Alexandra Sobeck, PhD, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, College of Biological Sciences

Contact Us: 

Jessica Raines-Jones
Research Development Coordinator
612-624-8679
mccgrant@umn.edu

Elizabeth Fedie
Research Development Manager
612-624-0653
efedie@umn.edu 

David Largaespada, PhD
Associate Director for Basic Sciences

612-626-4979
larga002@umn.edu

Apply Here!