The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) utilizes developmental funds to provide seed funding for inter-disciplinary translational research in cancer and to develop shared resource facilities that will benefit TCI cancer programs and members. Pilot project funding was made available in 2010 and 2011. These pilot awards encourage collaboration between programs and members, and have produced promising data as well as the development of new shared resources.
Pilot seed funding for inter-disciplinary translational research in cancer is awarded on an annual basis, with the project period lasting for one year, and are overseen by the TCI Developmental Funds Award Committee. Awarded projects undergo an internal grants and contracts review process.
2013 Awarded Pilot Projects
|Dar, Arvin (CM)
Poulikakos, Poulikos (CM)
|Unraveling Mechanistic Requirements for RFA Dimerization, Catalytic Activation and Response to Kinase Inhibitors|
|Gouon-Evans, Valerie (HCC)
Ma'ayan, Avi (CM)
|Identification of a liver tumor-initiating cell with a bipotential tumorigenic and endothelial fate|
|Perumalswami, Ponni (HCC)
Jandorf, Lina (CPC)
|Reducing Liver Cancer Risk by Screening for Hepatitis B Virus in African-born People in the US|
|Merad, Miriam (CII)
Friedlander, Philip (CII)
|Effect of BRAF inhibition on tumor specific immunity|