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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.


 ​2015-2016 AACR-Aflac Inc., Career Development Award for  Pediatric Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee

Suzanne J. Baker, Chairperson
James F. Amatruda
Stacey L. Berg
Malcolm K. Brenner
John F. DiPersio
Adolfo Ferrando
Brenda L. Gallie
Edward Anders Kolb
Robert G. Maki
Soheil Meshinchi
Richard J. O’Reilly
Stefan M. Pfister
Brenda J. Weigel
Jun J. Yang

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2015-2016 AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships Scientific Review Committee

 Jorge S. Reis-Filho, Chairperson
Samuel Aparicio
Mary-Ann Bjornsti
Yu Chen
Jonathan Chernoff
J. Alan Diehl
Muller Fabbri
Andrew Feinberg
Matthew L. Freedman
Daniel J. George
David R. Gius
Mien-Chie Hung
Christopher Kemp
Natasha Kyprianou
Vicente Notario
Klaus Pantel
Bryon E. Petersen
Hidde L. Ploegh
Charles W.M. Roberts
Craig N. Robson
Nima Sharifi
Jill M. Siegfried
Viviane Tabar
Jessica K. Tyler
Cheryl Lyn Walker

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2015-2016 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
Irene O.L. Ng
Allyson J. Ocean
Lewis R. Roberts

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2015-2016 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery  Grants Scientific Review Committee

Scott H. Kaufmann, Chairperson
Barbara A. Conley
Larry W. Kwak
John S. Lazo
David McDermott
Paul S. Mischel
Peter S. Nelson
Eileen M. O’Reilly
Emanuel F. Petricoin, III
Fred Saad
Shaomeng Wang
Stephen R. Whittaker
Danzhou Yang
Yuesheng Zhang

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2015-2016 AACR-Bayer Prostate Cancer Research Fellowship  Scientific Review Committee

William G. Nelson, Chairperson
Peter R. Carroll
Anne E. Cress
Felix Y. Feng
Martin E. Gleave
Rick A. Kittles
Elizabeth A. Platz
Michael N. Pollak
Craig N. Robson
Susan F. Slovin

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2015-2016 AACR Breast Cancer Research Grants Scientific  Review Committee

Lisa A. Newman, Chairperson
Deborah K. Armstrong
Virginia F. Borges
Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale
Cathrin Brisken
Jason S. Carroll
Lewis A. Chodosh
Gerardo Colón-Otero
Mitchell Dowsett
Amy M. Fulton
Suzanne A.W. Fuqua
Reuben S. Harris
Michael T. Lewis
Ben Ho Park
Catherine C. Park
Simon N. Powell
Andrea L. Richardson
Robert J. Schneider
Ann D. Thor

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2015-2016 AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research  Grants Scientific Review Committee

Lajos Pusztai, Chairperson
Francis Ali-Osman
Frank M. Balis
Miriam Benezra
Nandita Bose
Jeff Boyd
Jenny C. Chang
Mika Derynck
Steven M. Dubinett
Wafik S. El-Deiry
Dean W. Felsher
Giuseppe Giaccone
David H. Gutmann
Stephen M. Hahn
Fred R. Hirsch
Janet A. Houghton
David Hyman
Rakesh K. Jain
Randy L. Jensen
Maria Kavallaris
Christopher S. Lathan
Malcolm J. Moore
William Pao
Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou
Drew M. Pardoll
Mark A. Rubin
George W. Sledge, Jr.
Laura Soucek
Eva Szabo
Cheryl L. Willman
Miguel A. Villalona-Calero

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2015-2016 AACR Colon Cancer Research Fellowships Scientific  Review Committee

Sanford D. Markowitz, Chairperson
Monica M. Bertagnolli
Christina A. Clarke
Robert J. Coffey, Jr.
Luis A. Diaz
Axel Grothey
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez
Thomas K. Weber
Jian Yu

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2015-2016 AACR Fellowships for Hematologic Malignancies  Research Scientific Review Committee

Beverly S. Mitchell, Chairperson
P. Leif Bergsagel
Smita Bhatia
Renier J. Brentjens
Franco Cavalli
Riccardo Dalla-Favera
Francine Foss
Irene M. Ghobrial
Steven M. Horwitz
Giorgio Inghirami
Catriona H.M. Jamieson
Razelle Kurzrock
Ola Landgren
John P. Leonard
Tak W. Mak
Markus Müschen
Yasuhiro Oki
Laura Pasqualucci
Pierluigi Porcu
Feyruz V. Rassool
Catherine J. Wu

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2015-2016 AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer  Research Scientific Review Committee

Carlos L. Arteaga, Chairperson
Peter C. Adamson
Alberto Bardelli
Lewis C. Cantley
Sara A. Courtneidge
Johann S. de Bono
Keith T. Flaherty
Elizabeth M. Jaffee
Jonathan D. Licht
Guillermina Lozano
Richard M. Marais
Antoni Ribas
Martine F. Roussel
David B. Solit
Louis M. Staudt
Nicholas C. Turner
Victor E. Velculescu
Jedd D. Wolchok

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2015-2016 AACR-Ocular Melanoma Foundation Fellowship  Scientific Review Committee

F. Stephen Hodi, Chairperson
David H. Abramson
Boris C. Bastian
Sarah E. Coupland
J. William Harbour
Peter G. Hovland
Wen-Jen Hwu
Iman Osman
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg

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2015-2016 Debbie’s Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer  Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Josep Tabernero, Chairperson
Jaffer A. Ajani
Barbara A. Burtness
James R. Goldenring
David H. Ilson
Jason C. Mills
Manish A. Shah
Timothy C. Wang

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2015-2016 Kure It-AACR Research Grant for Immunotherapy in  Kidney Cancer Scientific Review Committee

Robert J. Motzer, Chairperson
Toni Choueiri
Robert A. Figlin
Mayer Fishman
Lawrence H. Fong
James J. Hsieh
Hyung L. Kim
Smita Nair
W. Kimryn Rathmell
Timothy L. Ratliff

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2015-2016 Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR  Grant Scientific Review Committee

Charis Eng, Chairperson
Daniel C. Chung
Kenneth R. Hande
Edward W. Lee
Carmen C. Solorzano
Evan Vosburgh
Edward M. Wolin

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2015-2016 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career  Development Awards Scientific Review Committee

Murray Korc, Chairperson
Peter J. Allen
Laufey Amundadottir
Igor A. Astsaturov
Gregory L. Beatty
Anuradha Chakravarthy
Mikala Egeblad
Nada Y. Kalaany
Alison P. Klein
Donghui Li
Min Li
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook
Donald M. McDonald
Robert R. McWilliams
Nickolas Papadopoulos
Judith S. Sebolt-Leopold
Thomas M. Wilkie
Brian M. Wolpin

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2015-2016 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to  Leadership Grant Scientific Review Committee

Patricia M. Price, Chairperson
Dafna Bar-Sagi
Eric J. Duell
James Farrell
Martín E. Fernández-Zapico
Dung Le
Zeshaan A. Rasheed

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