Doctors and Researchers

CNCF Funded Research

Dr. Giselle Sholler, Helen DeVos Hospital/NMTRC                                 $10,000
  -Targeting COMT in neuroblastoma with Tolcapone

Dr. Jason Shohet, Baylor College of Medicine                                         $35,000
   -Single cell RNA-sequencing of Neuroblastoma Cancer stem Cells:
A piolot study to define sensitivity to epigenetic inhibitors.

University of Chicago/Comer Children's Hospital                                   $5,000
   -Family support for children going through MIBG treatment

University of Chicago                                                                                    $15,000
   -International Database Support

NANT                                                                                                                $25,000
   -Phase I/II study of PF-06463922 inhibitor of ALK/ROS1 for patients
with ALK driven relapsed or refactory neuroblastoma

NANT                                                                                                                $25,000
   -General Support & Research

Dr. Ting Tao:     Dana Farber Cancer Institute                                          $100,000
   -The Role of ARID1A in neuroblastoma tumorigenesis
Dr. Bilal Omer:  Baylor College of Medicine                                              $100,000
   -Improving immune cell trafficking to neuroblastoma with “scout cells

Dr. Jason Shohet:  Baylor College of Medicine                                       $40,000
   -Analysis of p53 responses and regulation by G-CSFin neuroblastoma cancer stem cell subpopulations.
Dr. Julie Park:  Seattle Children’s Hospital                                              $10,000
   -MIBG Scoring Project: COGA3973 and SIOPEN-NBL-1
 Dr. Sam Volchenboum: Comer Children’s Hospital                              $50,000
   -“The MYCN Oncogene: Providing Insight to Improved Diagnostic Stratification,
Therapeutic Evaluation, and Novel Treatment Design for High-Risk Neuroblastoma.”

NANT                                                                                                               $70,000
SIOPEN                                                                                                           $15,000
   -Travel grant for MIBG Scoring Project
MIBG Scoring Project: COGA3973 and SIOPEN-NBL-1
Dr. Eveline Barbieri. Baylor College of Medicine                                   $100,000 2 yr grant
   -A novel therapeutic approach to p53 wild type Neuroblastoma: Sestrin
2 mediated inhibition of the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway
Dr. Qiwei Yang, University of Illinois, Chicago                                        $100,000 2 yr grant
   -DNMT3B7-mediated epigenetic alteration and anti-tumorigenic effect in neuroblastoma
Dr. Yibing Xu, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles                                     $100,000
   -Natural Killer Cell Based Immunotherapy of Neuroblastoma
NANT                                                                                                               $100,000
Dr. Susan Cohn, University of Chicago                                                    $65,000
   -Interactive International Neuroblastoma Information Network
Dr. Susan Cohn, University of Chicago                                                    $25,000
   -Genome-wide Analysis of Favorable Stage Neuroblastoma with MYCN Amplification
NANT                                                                                                            $200,000
Dr. Nai-Kong Cheung, Memorial Sloan Kettering                                $25,000
   -Humanized 3F8 Research
Dr. Heidi Russell, Texas Children’s Hospital                                       $66,000
   -Pepi Trial
Metin Gurcan PhD, Ohio State University                                              $100,000 2 yr grant
   -Computer aided prognosis of Neuroblastoma
Dr. Kelly Goldsmith, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia                  $100,000 2 yr grant
   -Polymine Depletion Strategies in Neuroblastoma
Dr. Eugene Kim, Baylor College of Medicine                                       $100,000 2 yr grant
   -The Role of MDM2 in Tumor Angiogenesis in Neuroblastoma
Dr. Hong Xu, Memorial Sloan Kettering                                                $100,000 2 yr grant
   -B7H3: An Immunological Target for Neuroblastoma
Dr. Barry Mauerer, Texas Tech University                                              $28,600
Purchase of Fenretinide
NANT                                                                                                           $100,000
Drs. Seeger/Reynolds, Children’s Hospital LA                                  $5000
   -Private donation
Dr. Susan Cohn, University of Chicago                                               $25,000
   -Genome Wide
Dr. Cynthia van Golen, Delaware State University                            $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Therapeutic Efficacy of Agents Targeting the IGF-IR in Human Neuroblastoma
Dr. Elizabeth Beierle, University of Florida/                                        $50,000 2 yr grant
University of Alabama, Birmingham
   -Focal Adhesion Kinase and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-3 in Neuroblastoma
Dr. Tasnim Ara, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles                           $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Contribution of Bone Marrow Microenvironment to Neuroblastoma Chemoresistance and Tumor Progression
Dr. Alexandre Chlenski, University of Chicago                                  $50,000 2 yr grant
   -SPARC-derived peptides for the treatment of Neuroblastoma
Dr. Kristina Cole, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia                     $50,000 2 yr grant
   -siRNA Inhibition of the Protein Kinome in Neuroblastoma
Dr. Nai-Kong Cheung, Memorial Sloan Kettering                             $88,000
Sonia Hernandez, Columbia University                                              $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Notch Signaling Pathway and VEGF Blockade in Neuroblastoma
Dr. Jason Shohet, Baylor College of Medicine                                   $50,000 2 yr grant
   -MYCN-regulated MicroRNA Expression in Neuroblastoma
Drs. Seeger/Reynolds, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles           $5000
   -Private donation
Dr. Edward Attiyeh, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia                   $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Genetic basis of aggressive neuroblastoma
Dr. Louis Chesler, University of CA, San Francisco                            $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Proteomic analysis of serum from children with neuroblastoma  
Dr. Radoslaw Zagoadzon, Beth Israel Deaconess                             $50,000 2 yr grant
   -Studies on the role of CHK Kinase on Neuroblastoma