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Scientific Review Committees

Research funding scientific review committees serve in the significant role of selecting recipients of AACR’s research grants for independent investigators, junior faculty and postdoctoral/clinical research fellows. For more information about AACR funding opportunities, please visit the AACR funding page.


2016-2017 AACR-Aflac Inc., Career Development Award for  Pediatric Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee 

John F. DiPersio, Chairperson
James F. Amatruda
Stacey L. Berg
Malcolm K. Brenner
Olivier Delattre
Rani E. George
Tanja A. Gruber
Elizabeth R. Lawlor
Stefan M. Pfister
Jeffrey A. Toretsky
Brenda J. Weigel
Jun J. Yang
Stephan D. Voss

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2016-2017 AACR-AstraZeneca Ovarian Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee 
 

Kunle Odunsi, Chairperson
David G. Huntsman
Feyruz V. Rassool
Leona D. Samson
Cristiana Sessa
Anil K. Sood

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2016-2017 AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships Scientific Review Committee
 
Jos Jonkers, Chairperson
Mary-Ann Bjornsti
Carlos M. Caldas
Jonathan Chernoff
James A. DeCaprio
J. Alan Diehl
Connie J. Eaves
David R. Gius
Ajay Goel
Cathrine Hoyo
Christopher Kemp
Natasha Kyprianou
Steven B. McMahon
Maureen E. Murphy
Yusuke Nakamura
Vicente Notario
Bryon E. Petersen
Hidde L. Ploegh
Varda Rotter
Martine Roussel
Nima Sharifi
Jill M. Siegfried
Andreas Strasser
Viviane Tabar
Jessica K. Tyler
Jean Y. J. Wang
Robert A. Winn
 

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2016-2017 AACR-Bayer Hepatocellular Carcinoma Research  Fellowship Scientific Review Committee  

Kenneth Kenji Tanabe, Chairperson
Jordan D. Berlin
Michael J. Bouchard
Anna Mae E. Diehl
Douglas L. Fraker
John D. Groopman
T. Peter Kingham
Steven K. Libutti
Josep M. Llovet
Rebecca Miksad
Irene O.L. Ng
Allyson J. Ocean
Lewis R. Roberts
Lars Zender

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2016-2017 AACR-Bayer Prostate Cancer Research Fellowship  Scientific Review Committee 

Philip W. Kantoff, Chairperson
James D. Brooks
Peter R. Carroll
Anne E. Cress
Samuel Denmeade
Felix Y. Feng
Rick A. Kittles
Elizabeth A. Platz
Michael N. Pollak
Craig N. Robson
Susan F. Slovin
Mary-Ellen Taplin
George Wilding

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2016-2017 AACR Breast Cancer Research Grants Scientific  Review Committee 

Douglas Yee, Chairperson
Jason S. Carroll
Lewis A. Chodosh
Quyen D. Chu
Gerardo Colón-Otero
Amy M. Fulton
Suzanne A.W. Fuqua
Brandy Heckman-Stoddard
Michael T. Lewis
Ben Ho Park
Catherine C. Park
Simon N. Powell
Jorge S. Reis-Filho
Stephen T. Wong

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2016-2017 AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowships in Translational Immuno-oncology Scientific Review Committee 
 

Cornelis J. M. Melief, Chairperson
Malcolm K. Brenner
Donald J. Buchsbaum
Sandra Demaria
Olivera J. Finn
Mayer Fishman
Wen-Jen Hwu
Darrell J. Irvine
Alberto Mantovani
Miriam Merad
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg
Drew M. Pardoll
David A. Reardon
Michel Sadelain
Cornelia Liu Trimble
Dario A. A. Vignali
E. John Wherry
Cassian Yee

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2016-2017 AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee   

Jenny C. Chang, Chairperson
Francis Ali-Osman
Nandita Bose
Fortunato Ciardiello
Janet E. Dancey
Mika Derynck
Daniel J. George
Richard J. Gilbertson
David Hyman
Maria Kavallaris
Derin B. Keskin
Christopher S. Lathan
Mark A. Rubin
Laura Soucek
Eva Szabo
Cheryl L. Willman
Kwok-Kin Wong

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2016-2017 AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Grant Scientific Review Committee 
 

Jonathan Chernoff, Chairperson
Edward J. Benz, Jr.
Julian Blagg
John Doench
Robert J. Gillies
Thomas U. Helleday
Eric C. Holland
Ruth J. Muschel
Frank G. Ondrey
Ann Richmond

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2016-2017 AACR Hematologic Malignancies Research Fellowships Scientific Review Committee  

Ari M. Melnick, Chairperson
Benjamin L. Ebert
Connie J. Eaves
Adolfo Ferrando
Catriona H.M. Jamieson
Amy J. Johnson
Anthony G. Letai
Yasuhiro Oki
Robert Z. Orlowski
Miguel-Angel Perales
Feyruz V. Rassool
Catherine J. Wu

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2016-2017 AACR-Immuno-oncology Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Cornelis J. M. Melief, Chairperson
Donald J. Buchsbaum
Sandra Demaria
Olivera J. Finn
Mayer Fishman
Wen-Jen Hwu
Darrell J. Irvine
Alberto Mantovani
Miriam Merad
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg
Drew M. Pardoll
David A. Reardon
Michel Sadelain
Cornelia Liu Trimble
Dario A. A. Vignali
E. John Wherry
Cassian Yee

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2016-2017 AACR-Janssen Fellowship in Cancer Interception Research Scientific Review Committee  

Victoria L. Seewaldt, Chairperson
Adriana Albini
Powel H. Brown
Steven M. Dubinett
Leslie G. Ford
Stephen Lam
William G. Nelson
Gloria M. Petersen
Brian J. Reid
Miriam P. Rosin
Ann G. Schwartz
David Sidransky
Eva Szabo

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2016-2017 AACR Lung Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Steven M. Dubinett, Chairperson
Alex A. Adjei
Paul A. Bunn, Jr.
Udayan Guha
Karen L. Kelly
Pierre P. Massion
Matthew L. Meyerson
Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou
Ravi Salgia
David Sidransky

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2016-2017 AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer  Research Scientific Review Committee  

Carlos L. Arteaga, Chairperson
Peter C. Adamson
Alberto Bardelli
Dafna Bar-Sagi
Monica M. Bertagnolli
Lewis C. Cantley
David P. Carbone
Edward Chu
Sara A. Courtneidge
Lisa M. Coussens
Johann S. de Bono
Keith T. Flaherty
Elizabeth M. Jaffee
Jonathan D. Licht
Scott W. Lowe
Guillermina Lozano
Richard M. Marais
Gordon B. Mills
Yves G. Pommier
Antoni Ribas
Martine Roussel
Judith S. Sebolt-Leopold
David B. Solit
Louis M. Staudt
Nicholas C. Turner
Victor E. Velculescu
Jedd D. Wolchok

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2016-2017 AACR-Ocular Melanoma Foundation Fellowship  Scientific Review Committee  

Wen-Jen Hwu, Chairperson
Boris C. Bastian
Sarah E. Coupland
Bertil Damato
J. William Harbour
Martine J. Jager

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2016-2017 Debbie’s Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer  Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Anil K. Rustgi, Chairperson
Jaffer A. Ajani
Andrés Cervantes
Daniel G. Haller
David H. Ilson
Jason C. Mills
Bruce D. Minsky
Manish A. Shah
Patrick Tan

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2016-2017 Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR  Grant Scientific Review Committee  

Renata Pasqualini, Chairperson
Herbert Chen
Daniel C. Chung
Kenneth R. Hande
Murray Korc
J. Wallis Marsh
Eric K. Nakakura
Carmen C. Solorzano
Christina Thirlwell
Evan Vosburgh
Edward Wolin

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2016-2017 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career  Development Awards Scientific Review Committee  

Rosalie Sears, Chairperson
Peter J. Allen
Gregory L. Beatty
Anuradha Chakravarthy
Mikala Egeblad
Douglas B. Evans
Manuel Hidalgo
Nada Y. Kalaany
Alison P. Klein
Daniel Laheru
Donghui Li
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook
Robert R. McWilliams
Harvey A. Risch
Judith S. Sebolt-Leopold
Gloria H. Su
Thomas M. Wilkie
Brian M. Wolpin

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2016-2017 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to  Leadership Grant Scientific Review Committee  

Dafna Bar-Sagi, Chairperson
Eric J. Duell
Nagy Habib
Alec C. Kimmelman
Dung Le
Do-Youn Oh
Chinthalapally V. Rao
Diane M. Simeone

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2016-2017 QuadW Foundation-AACR Fellowship for Clinical/Translational Sarcoma Research Committee  

Eugenie S. Kleinerman, Chairperson
James F. Amatruda
Olivier Delattre
Uta Dirksen
Richard G. Gorlick
Melinda S. Merchant
John Peter Perentesis
Stephen X. Skapek
Hussein Tawbi
Lisa L. Wang

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