Texas Children’s Cancer Center researchers receive grants


Drs. Sarah Kappa and Gengwen Tian were recently awarded NCI-funded K12 Pediatric Oncology Research Training Program Scholar grants which provides hematology/oncology faculty up to 3 years of at least 75% protected time to pursue in-depth studies and experience in clinical/translational research. 

Dr. Alexandra Stevens, recently received a K08 grant from the National Cancer Institute for her project titled, Exploiting the Metabolic Dependencies of Pediatric AML (ASSIST).

Dr. Bilal Omer, recently received a grant from the  ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation for his project titled, C7G-CD2 CAR TCells for DMG: Clinical Trial of Dual Route Strategy.

Dr. Austin Brown, recently received an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project titled, A Systems Epidemiology Approach for Predicting Methotrexate Neurotoxicity in Pediatric Acute Leukemia ASSIST

Dr. Jeremy Schraw, recently received an R01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for his project titled, Leveraging Ethnic Anotia-microtia Disparities for Discovery (LEADD) Study.