Cancer Cure Venture (CCV) Grant - Previous Awardees

Year Award Recipient Project Title
2020 Hsueh-Chia Chang & Xin Lu A Transformative and Commercializable Platform Technology for Exosome Assay: Cancer Immunotherapy, Diagnostics, and Biomarker Discovery
2020 Sangpil Yoon & Siyuan Zhang Real-time probing "cold" or "hot" tumors through gas vesicles-mediated super-resolution ultrasound imaging of angiogenesis
2019 Xin Lu & Olaf Wiest Development of Small-molecuyle Antagonists for oncoprotein PYGO2
2018 Athanasia Panopoulos & Basar Bilgicer  Selective targeting and eradication of aggressive cell surface GRP78+ breast cancer cells using a liposomal nanoparticle drug delivery system
2017 Xin Lu & Matthew J. Web Novel Antibody-Drug Conjugates for Personalized Therapy of Lethal Prostate Cancer
2017 Pinar Zorlutuna & Siyuan Zhang An Aging-mimicking Breast-on-Chip (ABoC) for Studying Effect of Aged Microenvironment on Breast Cancer Progression
2015 Ryan Roeder & Karen Cowden-Dahl In Vivo Imaging of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells using Targeted Imaging Probes for Spectral CT
2015 Amanda Hummon & Pinar Zorlutuna Disabling the Permissive Stromal Microenvironment: Can We Alter Soil to Reject the Seed?
2014 Matt Ravosa, Glen Neibur, & Tim Ovaert Cancer Bisphosphonate Therapy and the Pathobiology of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: An In Vivo Multidisciplinary Approach to the First Long-Term Animal Model
2014 Siyuan Zhang, Jeremiah Zartman, & Brandon Ashfeld Integrated Discovery of Novel Therapies for Cancer Brain Metastasis
2013 Paul Helquist, Basar Bilgicer, Rich Taylor, Olaf Wiest Liposomal Nanoparticles for Selective Anticancer Drug Delivery Targeting Vacuolar ATPase
2013 Brad Smith, Scott Howard, & Haifeng Gao Multidisciplinary Research Program in Photothermal Cancer Theranostics
2012 Hsueh-Chia Chang & Sharon Stack Nanomembrane-based nucleic acid sensing for simultaneous detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV-induced microRNAs in oropharyngeal cancers
2012 Amanda Hummon & Paul Bohn Mapping multicellular resistance-associated protein & lipid distributions in 3D cell cultures by mass spectrometric/conforcal raman microscopic imaging
2011 Brian Baker & Peter Velazquez Engineering T cell receptors to optimize anti-tumor immunity
2011 Kevin Vaughan & Rich Taylor Overcoming resistance to microtubule-directed chemotherapy drugs with mitotic kinase inhibitors