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Research Programs

Clinical-based Research

Kidney Cancer

Career Award Recipients

Recipient
 Funding year(s)

Mentor

Project Title

 

 

 

Billy Kim, M.D.
1,2

 

 

 

DFCI/
Kaelin

 

 

 

Determining the Role of HIF1   and HIF2 in VHL associated tumorigenesis

 

 

 

Pankaj Seth, Ph.D.
1,2

 

 

 

BIDMC/
 Sukhatme

 

 

 

Gene Profiling of Renal Cancer Cell Endothelium

 

 

 

Won Han, M.D.
3

 

 

 

BWH/
Bonventre

 

 

 

Human Kidney Cancer Injury Molecule-1 in RCC

 

 

 

Robert Ross, M.D.
3*, 4, 5

 

 

 

MGH-DFCI/
Weisleder

 

 

 

Evaluation of the response and resistance of kidney cancer to VEGF and/or mTor-pathway inhibitor with MION-enhanced MRI

 

 

 

Daniel Cho, M.D.
4, 5

 

 

 

BIDMC/
Atkins- Mier

 

 

 

Enhancing the efficacy of sorafenib and sunitinib in the treatment of advanced RCC by concurrent inhibition of additional kinases

 

 

 

Lianjie Li, Ph.D
4, 5

 

 

 

DFCI/
Kaelin

 

 

 

The biochemichal analysis of the differential risk of RCC associated with Type 2A and Type 2B vHL disease

 

 

 

Kevin Courtney, M.D, Ph.D.
(Genentech) 05S1

 

 

 

DFCI BIDMC
Cantley

 

 

 

Evaluation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) and CXCR4 activation in renal cell carcinoma

 

 

 

Rupal Bhatt, M.D. (Pfizer)
05S1

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIDMC/
Mier

 

 

 

The balance of angiogenesis and angiostasis determines response and resistance to antiangiogenic therapies.

 

 

 

Michael Zimmer, Ph.D. (Pfizer)
05S1

 

 

 

MGH/
Iliopoulos

 

 

 

Small molecule screen uncovers IRP1-mediated HIF translational repression