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08/24/2018

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2018

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2018 recipients are: 2018 Paz Littman & Morris Kahn–PCF Young Investigator Award Saud AlDubayan, MD Harvard: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Mentor: Eliezer Van Allen, MD Proposal Title: Novel Epidemiological and Computational Genomic Approaches to Explore the Missing Heritability of Primary and Metastatic Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is. Read More

07/07/2017

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2017

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2017 recipients are: 2017 Stewart Rahr –PCF Young Investigator Award Sarah Amend, PhD Johns Hopkins University Mentor: Kenneth Pienta, MD Proposal Title: Identification and Characterization of Lethal Disseminated Tumor Cells in Men with High-Risk Prostate Cancer As tumors grow, they leave the environment around them bare. Read More

10/24/2016

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2016

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2016 recipients are: 2016 Elliot Abramowitz–PCF Young Investigator Award Rohit Bose, MD, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Mentor: Charles Sawyers, MD Proposal Title: Epigenetic Sensitization of Enzalutamide Response Description The androgen receptor (AR) is the primary driver of prostate cancer, and targeting AR is. Read More

10/24/2015

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2015

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2015 recipients are: 2015 David H. Koch–PCF Young Investigator Wassim Abida, MD, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Mentors: Howard Scher, MD; Charles Sawyers, MD Proposal Title: Investigating Treatment Selection and Resistance Using Prostate Cancer Genomics Description Genomic profiling of primary and metastatic treatment-resistant prostate. Read More

10/24/2014

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2014

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2014 recipients are: 2014 Clay and Lynn Hamlin-PCF Young Investigator W. Nathaniel Brennen, PhD The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Mentors: John Isaacs, PhD, Charles Drake, MD, PhD Proposal Title: T cells Engineered to Selectively Deliver a PSA-activated Protoxin to Sites. Read More

10/24/2013

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2013

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2013 recipients are: 2013 Steve Wynn-PCF Young Investigator Emmanuel Antonarakis, MD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Mentors: Michael Carducci, MD and Jun Luo, PhD Project Title: Understanding mechanisms of response and resistance to abiraterone (Zytiga) and enzalutamide (Xtandi) in men with metastatic castration-resistant. Read More

10/24/2012

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2012

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2012 recipients are: The 2012 Robbins Family – PCF Young Investigator Award Tarek Bismar, MD University of Calgary – Canada Dr. Bismar earned an MD degree from the University of Damascus and then performed two fellowships in surgical and genitourinary pathology at Wayne State University. Read More

10/24/2011

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2011

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2011 recipients are: The 2011 John F. Scarpa – PCF Young Investigator Award Joshi Alumkal, MD Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute In previous studies, Dr. Joshi Alumkal has shown that the LSD1 (Lysine-specific demethylase 1) protein is a driver of prostate. Read More

10/24/2010

Young Investigator Award-Class of 2010

The PCF Young Investigator Award-Class of 2010 recipients are: The 2010 LeFrak Family – PCF Young Investigator Award Himisha Beltran, MD Weill Cornell Medical College – New York, NY Dr. Beltran’s research will help define the genetic basis of a rare and aggressive form of prostate cancer called neuroendocrine (small. Read More

10/24/2008

Young Investigator Award Recipients—Class of 2008 (The Inaugural Class)

The PCF's Young Investigator awards are inspired by Donald S. Coffey, PhD, prostate cancer research director at Johns Hopkins for 40 years. He has mentored more than 50 scientists and physician-scientists and trained more than 30 of today's leading prostate cancer researchers. These awards provide career and project support for. Read More