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UWCCC Announces Awards for 6 Investigator Initiated Pilot Studies

Twice a year, the UWCCC fosters the development of investigator driven population health, cancer disparities, clinical/translational and basic research through the solicitation of applications for investigator initiated pilot studies. 

In the spring 2012 solicitation, 24 applications were received and 6 pilots awarded were through this mechanism including:


PI: Manish Patankar, PhD

Co-Investigators: Michael Newton, PhD & Ellen Hartenbach, MD

Mining the Immune Cell Transcriptome to Biomarkers for the Early Detection and Monitoring of Ovarian Cancer


PI: Kari Wisinski, MD

Co-Investigators: Jill Kolesar, PharmD, William Schelman, MD, PhD, Anne Traynor, MD, Jens Eickhoff, PhD

A Pilot Study Evaluating Pharmacokinetic Parameters of Capecitabine Dosing in Patients with Advanced Cancer and Elevated Body Mass Index.


PI: Christian Capitini, MD

Co-PIs: Bryan Bednarz, PhD & Sean Fain, PhD

Monitoring of 19F-Labeled NK Cell Trafficking for Cancer Immunotherapy Using MRI 


PIs: Kevin Kozak, MD, PhD & William Rehrauer, PhD

Co-Investigator: Anne Traynor, MD   

Whole Exome Sequencing of Angiosarcoma and Non-small Cell Lung Cancer A Pilot Study 


PIs: DF Jarrard, MD & FM Hoffmann, PhD

Co-Investigator: Jens Eickhoff, PhD

Discovering Chemical Probes for Therapy-Induced Senescence (TIS) 


PI: Paul Campagnola, PhD

Co-Investigator: Steven Rose, MD

Translational Implications of High Resolution Microscopy Imaging Of Collagen Alterations in the Tumor Microenvironment in Human Ovarian Cancer


Date Published: 10/09/2012

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UWCCC Announces Awards for 6 Investigator Initiated Pilot Studies

Last updated: 10/09/2012
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