NCI Awards for Extramural/Intramural Research

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Three of the 10 projects recently awarded grants by the National Institutes of Health (see page 73) focused on cancer research. These include the following:

Grant No. 1 U01 CA18303001

Title: Therapeutic Elimination of Stem Cells for Relapsed Pediatric AML

Extramural Investigators: Drs. Yang Liu, Reuven Schore, Joseph Devaney, Pamela Hinds, and Jichuan Wang, Children’s Research Institute at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Intramural Investigators: Brigitte Widemann, Terry Fry, and Katherine Warren, NCI

Grant No. 1 U01 CA18302701

Title: Integrative Molecular Imaging and Sequencing of Prostate ­Cancer

Extramural Investigators: Drs. Arul Chinnaiyan, Rohit Mehra, Nallasivam Palanisamy, Dan Robinson, Yi-Mi Wu, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

Intramural Investigators: Drs. W. Marston Linehan, Murali Cherukuri, Peter Choyke, Deborah Citrin, James Mitchell, Peter Pinto, and Ramaprasad Srinivasan, NCI, and Dr. Bradford Wood, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Grant No. 1 U01 CA18301201

Title: Stem Cell Gene Therapy Following R-EPOCH for
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in AIDS Patients

Extramural Investigators: Drs. John Zaia, Joseph Alvarnas, David DiGiusto, and Amrita Krishnan, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Los Angeles

Intramural Investigators: Drs. Kieron Dunleavy, Richard Little, Frank Maldarelli, and Wyndham Wilson, NCI ■

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