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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.


2018-2019 AACR Basic Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Timothy A. Chan, Chairperson
David A. Boothman
Christin E. Burd
Navdeep S. Chandel
Selina Chen-Kiang
James V. DeGregori
Nicholas C. Denko
Connie J. Eaves
Leisha A. Emens
Ajay Goel
Michael J. Gough
William B. Isaacs
Christopher Kemp
Chuan-Yuan Li
David Liebner
Steven B. McMahon
Maureen E. Murphy
Senthil K. Muthuswamy
Shyam Nyati


2018-2019 AACR AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants Scientific Review Committee

Yves G. Pommier, Chairperson
Dyeison Antonow
Jill Bargonetti
J. Carl Barrett
Timothy Eisen
Stephen E. Fawell
Abby M. Green
Susan P. Lees-Miller
Mark J. O’Connor
David Raben

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2018-2019 AACR Bayer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Judith A. Varner, Chairperson
Fernanda I. Arnaldez
Malcolm V. Brock
William G. Cance
Emmanuelle Di Tomaso
Scott Z. Fields
Virginia G. Kaklamani
Balveen Kaur
Eleni Lagkadinou
Daniel Laheru
Linda J.Z. Penn
Vinay Puduvalli
Harry Raftopoulos
W. Kimryn Rathmell
Neelesh Sharma
Toshiyasu Taniguchi


2018-2019 The Bosarge Family Foundation-Waun Ki Hong Scholar Award for Regenerative Cancer Medicine Scientific Review Committee

Daniel D. Karp, Chairperson
Cedric Blanpain
Andrew P. McMahon
Tannishtha Reya
Joan Seoane
Viviane Tabar
Fiona M. Watt


2018-2019 AACR Breast Cancer Research Grants Scientific  Review Committee  

Susan M. Domchek, Chairperson
Foluso O. Ademuyiwa
Kimlin T. Ashing
Lisa L. Baumbach-Reardon
Fergus J. Couch
Laura Fejerman
William D. Foulkes
Ramesh K. Ganju
Kevin L. Gardner
Lori J. Goldstein
Brandy Heckman-Stoddard
Mien-Chie Hung
Karen T. Liby
Geoffrey J. Lindeman
Noralane M. Lindor
Sherene Loi
Ingrid A. Mayer
Ruth M. O’Regan
Vered Stearns
Saraswati Sukumar
Melinda L. Telli
Amanda E. Toland
Stephen T. Wong
Xiaoting Zhang
Qun Zhou

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2018-2019 AACR Cancer Health Disparities Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Kala Visvanathan, Chairperson
Daniel J. George
Michael G. Goggins
Norman H. Lee
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook
Lorna Haughton McNeill
Edith P. Mitchell
Joseph D. Rosenblatt
Ann G. Schwartz
Melissa A. Simon
Rachel M. Syme
Jun J. Yang

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2018-2019 AACR Gastric Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Duane T. Smoot, Chairperson 
Afsaneh Barzi
Jordan D. Berlin
Daniel V.T. Catenacci
Ryan B. Corcoran
Daniel G. Haller
Haejin In
Fabian McCartney Johnston
Steven K. Libutti
Bruce D. Minsky
Manish A. Shah
Patrick Tan
Lei Zheng

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2018-2019 AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award Scientific Review Committee

Pierre P. Massion, Chairperson
Alfonso Bellacosa
Michael A. Carducci
John Doench
Robert A. Gatenby
Alison P. Klein
David N. Louis
Kenneth J. Pienta
Ravi Salgia
Sheila K. Singh
Clayton C. Yates
Jinghui Zhang

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2018-2019 AACR Hematologic Malignancies Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, Chairperson
P. Leif Bergsagel
James R. Cerhan
Rajesh Chopra
Carol A. Huff
Anthony G. Letai
Michael P. Link
Ruben A. Mesa
Lindsay M. Morton
Bertrand Nadel
Robert Z. Orlowski
Laura Pasqualucci
Miguel-Angel Perales
Feyruz V. Rassool

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2018-2019 AACR Immuno-oncology Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Julie R. Brahmer, Chairperson
Yinon Ben-Neriah
Malcolm K. Brenner
Donald J. Buchsbaum
William E. Carson, III
José R. Conejo-Garcia
Juan R. Cubillos-Ruiz
Andrea Facciabene
Tim F. Greten
Zhiwei Hu
Darrell J. Irvine
James W. Lillard, Jr.
Aung Naing
Jeffrey C. Rathmell
Elizabeth A. Repasky
Michele W.L. Teng
Cornelia Liu Trimble
Fernando Vidal-Vanaclocha
Weiping Zou

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2018-2019 AACR Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants Scientific Review Committee

Charles M. Rudin, Chairperson
Alex A. Adjei
Trever Bivona
Kristin M. Dittmar
Daniel M. Gomez
Curtis C. Harris
Stephen S. Hecht
J. Jack Lee
Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou
Suresh S. Ramalingam
Lecia V. Sequist
Eva Szabo
Miguel A. Villalona-Calero
Robert A. Winn

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2018-2019 AACR Lung Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee  

Vassiliki Papadimitrakopoulou, Chairperson
Ruggero De Maria
Anna Farago
Apar K. Ganti
Bonnie S. Glisson
Ramaswamy Govindan
Hatim Husain
Karen L. Kelly
Christine M. Lovly
Patrick C. Ma
Erminia Massarelli
Patrick Nana-Sinkam
Sai-Hong Ignatius Ou
Roman Perez-Soler
Katerina A. Politi
Karen L. Reckamp
Julien Sage
Lecia V. Sequist
David Sidransky
Victoria M. Villaflor
Seiji Yano

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2018-2019 AACR MPM Transformative Cancer Research Grants Scientific Advisory Board

H. Robert Horvitz, Chairperson
Joan S. Brugge
John D. Carpten
William C. Hahn
Helen E. Heslop
David P. Ryan
Robert H. Vonderheide

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2018-2019 AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer  Research Scientific Review Committee  

John M. Carethers, Chairperson
Fernanda I. Arnaldez
Bruce A. Chabner
Dmitry I. Gabrilovich
David R. Gius
Leslie I. Gold
Gloria S. Huang
Tomoo Iwakuma
Kevin Sean Kimbro
Peter Kuhn
Zhenkun Lou
Peter J. O’Dwyer
Jeff Patrick
Stefan M. Pfister
Leonidas C. Platanias
Sylvia K. Plevritis
Raphael E. Pollock
Patricia M. Price
Barrett J. Rollins
M. Celeste Simon
Nicole L. Simone
Pramod K. Srivastava
Mehmet Toner
Phuoc T. Tran
Ashani Weeraratna
Zeng-Jie Yang
Leonard I. Zon

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2018-2019 AACR Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Chairperson
Manish K. Aghi
Denise M. Damek
Anders Rosendal Korshøj
Rimas V. Lukas
Maciej M. Mrugala
Yazmin Odia
Erik P. Sulman
Ilan Volovitz
Eric T. Wong
Myonggeun Yoon

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2018-2019 AACR Ovarian Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Kathleen R. Cho, Chairperson
Neil Johnson
Stuart M. Lichtman
Ursula A. Matulonis
Erinn Bruno Rankin
Stephen C. Rubin
Goli Samimi

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2018-2019 AACR Pediatric Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

James F. Amatruda, Chairperson
Maryam Fouladi
Abha Gupta
Pooja Hingorani
Michael D. Hogarty
Edward Anders Kolb
Corinne M. Linardic
Leo Mascarenhas
Ryan D. Roberts
Steve X. Skapek
Elizabeth A. Stewart
Lisa L. Wang
Brenda Weigel

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