CDMRP Mesothelioma Awards

A total of $7.7 million has been awarded to mesothelioma research through the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program and the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program, both divisions of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program, which is administered by the Department of Defense since Fiscal Year 2008. 

 

FY2008

Courtney Broaddus, M.D.

$1.4 million

PRMRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Role of Macrophage-Induced Inflammation in Mesothelioma

 

FY2009

HarveyPass, M.D.

Margaret E. Huflejt, Ph.D.

$1,262,576.00

PRMRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award: Partnering PI Option

Glyco-Immune Diagnostic Signatures and Therapeutic Targets of Mesothelioma

 

Lee Krug, M.D.

$1.5 Million

PRMRP Clinical Trial Award

Randomized Phase II Trial of Adjuvant WT-1 Analog Peptide Vaccine in Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma after Completion of Multimodality Therapy

 

Joseph TestaPh.D., FACMG

$657,517.00

PRCRP Idea Award

Role of Inflammasome in Asbestos-Induced Mesothelioma Formation

 

FY2010

Brian Marples, Ph.D.

$107,373.00

PRMRP Concept Award

Improving Outcome in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) Using Pulsed-Protracted External Beam Radiation (PERT) and Intrapleural Delivery of Stem Cells

 

Youngbaek Kim DVM, M.S., Ph.D., Dipl. ACVP

$111,750.00

PRMRP Concept Award

The Fate of Intrapleurally Injected Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells in Mice with Pleural Mesothelioma

 

Jaime F. Mata, Ph.D.

$115,500.00

PRMRP Concept Award

Noninvasive Cytoreductive Surgical Treatment of Lung Mesothelioma

 

Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D., and Prasad Adusumilli, M.D.

$2.6 million

Technology/Therapeutic Development Award

Regional Immune Interventions to Enhance Mesothelin Targeted Immunotherapy of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

 

FY2011(Recommended for Funding)

 

Bruce Robinson

$269,850.00

Discovery Award

Targeting Immunological “Restrainers”: Understanding the Immunology Behind Combonation Chemoimmunotherapy to Improve the Treatment of Malignant Mesothelioma

 

Sherven Sharma

$308,000.00

Discovery Award

Mesothelioma Snail Mediated Modulation of Inflammatory Response

 

Ravi Salgia

$312,000.00

Discovery Award

P13K as a Therapeutic Target in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

 

 

Lynn Heasley

$294,870.00

Discovery Award

Targeting Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Pathways in Mesothelioma


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