All Clinical Investigator Award (CIA) Recipients

2017 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

Genevieve Boland, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Surgical Oncology
Proposal:  Tumor and Immune Monitoring via Exosomal Analysis in Patients on Targeted Therapy with Anti-PD1 Immunotherapy
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen

Rebecca Gladdy, MD, PhD
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System, University of Toronto
Proposal:  Metabolic Reprogramming in Sarcoma-Repurposing Statins as Anticancer Agents
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech


2016 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

Robert Canter, MD
University of California Davis School of Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
Radiation and Natural Killer Cell Immunotherapy to Target Tumor Heterogeneity in Canine Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.

Kelly Olino, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Therapeutic Synthetic Peptide Nanofiber Vaccines Targeting Melanoma
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2015 Clinical Investigator Award Recipient

George Miller, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Modulation of tumor-promoting influences of y&T cells in pancreatic carcinoma in a Phase II clinical trial utilizing perioperative gemcitabine + nab-paclitaxel
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech


2014 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

Ryan C. Fields, MD
Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine
Identifying Novel Mechanisms of Metastases in Colorectal Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech

Stephen Grobmyer, MD
Cleveland Clinic
The Microbiome and Human Breast Cancer 
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2013 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

Swati Kulkarni, MD
University of Chicago Medicine & Biologic Sciences
Bariatric surgery alters estradiol availability and estrogen receptor alpha activity in postmenopausal women
Supported by an educational grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Jonathan Wright, MD
University of Washington Department of Urology, School of Medicine
BA Phase 1-2 Study of Rapamycin and Cisplatin/Gemcitabine for Treatment of Patients with Bladder Cancer 
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen

Tina Yen, MD
The Medical College of Wisconsin
A population-based study of sentinel lymph mode biopsy adoption among breast cancer patients: Does efficacy translate to effectiveness?
Supported by an educational grant from Genetech


2012 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

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Jacqueline S. Jeruss, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine/Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Synergistic Action of Carboplatin/Eribulin in Combination with CDK Inhibitor Therapy for the Treatment of Triple Negative Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

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Charlotte Eielson Ariyan, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Combining CTLA-4 Blockade with Regional Chemotherapy to Augment Anti-Tumor Immunity in Melanoma
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech

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Jen Jen Yeh, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Circulating Tumor Cells as a Biomarker for Treatment Response in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2011 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

bedrosian isabelle Isabelle Bedrosian, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Assessment of the Interaction Between DNA Damage Response Pathway and IGF-1 Signaling in Predicting Breast Cancer Risk
Supported by a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
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Julie E. Lang, MD
University of Southern California
Isolation and Molecular Profiling of Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from Myriad Genetics

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Steven C. Katz, MD
Roger Williams Medical Center
Clinical and Preclinical Evaluation of Regional Immunotherapy for Liver Metastases
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech

singhal sunil Sunil Singhal, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Nanotechnology for Intraoperative Cancer Detection and Image-Guided Surgery
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2010 Clinical Investigator Award in Breast Cancer Research Recipient

mittendorf elizabeth Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Phase 1 Trial of Combination Immunotherapy with a HER2/neu
Peptide Vaccine and Trastuzumab in Breast Cancer Patients

Supported by an educational grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®


2010 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

kim hong jin Hong Jin Kim, MD
University of North Carolina
Role of Palladin in Breast Cancer Metastasis
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech
rizk nabil Nabil P. Rizk, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
A Prospective Clinical Trial to Determine Mesothelin as a Biomarker for the Clinical Management of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2009 Clinical Investigator Award in Breast Cancer Research Recipient

meric-berstam funda Funda Meric-Bernstam, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Biomarker Assessment for PI3K/mTOR-Targeted Breast Cancer Therapy
Supported by an educational grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®


2009 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

ahuja nita Nita Ahuja, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Developing Epigenetic Staging and Therapy for Colorectal Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca & Society of Surgical
Oncology

chao celia Celia Chao, MD
University of Texas Galveston
Stromal Biomarkers and Colorectal Cancer Recurrence
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech
white rebekah Rebekah R. White, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Validation of Gene Expression Profiles that Predict Pancreatic Cancer Response to Gemcitabine
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen


2008 Clinical Investigator Award in Breast Cancer Research Recipient

king tari Tari A. King, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
A Genetic Analysis of the Invasive Breast Cancer Risk Associated
with Lobular Carcinoma in Situ

Supported by an educational grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®


2007 Clinical Investigator Award Recipients

olson john John A. Olsen, Jr., MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Development of Gene Expression Predictors of Response to Endocrine Therapy in Breast Cancer
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
brock malcolm Malcolm V. Brock, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
A New Paradigm for Molecular Staging of Lung Cancer-Translating DNA Methylation to the Clinic
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech

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Herbert Chen, MD
University of Wisconsin
A Phase II Clinical and Biologic Study of Lithium in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen