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Celebrating Success

2017 Externally Funded Research Awards

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award 2017
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
“Modeling the evolution of resistance to ERK signaling inhibitors at the single cell level”
Nation Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
U24 “Coordinating center for the NCI small cell lung cancer research consortium”
Nation Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
R01 “Immuno-pet Imaging of high-grade neuroendocrine lung tumors using 89ZR-Rovalpituzumab, a DLL3-targeted monoclonal antibody”

Highlighted Publications

Jordan EJ, Kim HR, Arcila ME, Barron D, Chakravarty D, Gao J, Chang MT, Ni A, Kundra R, Jonsson P, Jayakumaran G, Gao SP, Johnsen HC, Hanrahan AJ, Zehir A, Rekhtman N, Ginsberg MS, Li BT, Yu HA, Paik PK, Drilon A, Hellmann MD, Reales DN, Benayed R, Rusch VW, Kris MG, Chaft JE, Baselga J, Taylor BS, Schultz N, Rudin CM, Hyman DM, Berger MF, Solit DB, Ladanyi M, Riely GJ. Prospective Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Lung Adenocarcinomas for Efficient Patient Matching to Approved and Emerging Therapies. Cancer Discov. 2017 Mar 23.
Zehir A, Benayed R, Shah RH, Syed A, Middha S, Kim HR, Srinivasan P, Gao J, Chakravarty D, Devlin SM, Hellmann MD, Barron DA, Schram AM, Hameed M, Dogan S, Ross DS, Hechtman JF, DeLair DF, Yao J, Mandelker DL, Cheng DT, Chandramohan R, Mohanty AS, Ptashkin RN, Jayakumaran G, Prasad M, Syed MH, Rema AB, Liu ZY, Nafa K, Borsu L, Sadowska J, Casanova J, Bacares R, Kiecka IJ, Razumova A, Son JB, Stewart L, Baldi T, Mullaney KA, Al-Ahmadie H, Vakiani E, Abeshouse AA, Penson AV, Jonsson P, Camacho N, Chang MT, Won HH, Gross BE, Kundra R, Heins ZJ, Chen HW, Phillips S, Zhang H, Wang J, Ochoa A, Wills J, Eubank M, Thomas SB, Gardos SM, Reales DN, Galle J, Durany R, Cambria R, Abida W, Cercek A, Feldman DR, Gounder MM, Hakimi AA, Harding JJ, Iyer G, Janjigian YY, Jordan EJ, Kelly CM, Lowery MA, Morris LGT, Omuro AM, Raj N, Razavi P, Shoushtari AN, Shukla N, Soumerai TE, Varghese AM, Yaeger R, Coleman J, Bochner B, Riely GJ, Saltz LB, Scher HI, Sabbatini PJ, Robson ME, Klimstra DS, Taylor BS, Baselga J, Schultz N, Hyman DM, Arcila ME, Solit DB, Ladanyi M, Berger MF. Mutational landscape of metastatic cancer revealed from prospective clinical sequencing of 10,000 patients. Nat Med. 2017 May 8
Gardner EE, Lok BH, Schneeberger VE, Desmeules P, Miles LA, Arnold PK, Ni A, Khodos I, de Stanchina E, Nguyen T, Sage J, Campbell JE, Ribich S, Rekhtman N, Dowlati A, Massion PP, Rudin CM, Poirier JT. Chemosensitive Relapse in Small Cell Lung Cancer Proceeds through an EZH2-SLFN11 Axis. Cancer Cell. 2017 Feb 13
Offin M, Chabon JJ, Razavi P, Isbell JM, Rudin CM, Diehn M, Li BT. Capturing Genomic Evolution of Lung Cancers through Liquid Biopsy for Circulating Tumor DNA. J Oncol. 2017
Wu AJ, Garay E, Foster A, Hsu M, Zhang Z, Chaft JE, Huang J, Rosenzweig KE, Rimner A. Definitive Radiotherapy for Local Recurrence of NSCLC After Surgery. Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 May
Sabari JK, Santini F, Bergagnini I, Lai WV, Arbour KC, Drilon A. Changing the Therapeutic Landscape in Non-small Cell Lung Cancers: the Evolution of Comprehensive Molecular Profiling Improves Access to Therapy. Curr Oncol Rep. 2017 Apr;19
Ziv E, Erinjeri JP, Yarmohammadi H, Boas FE, Petre EN, Gao S, Shady W, Sofocleous CT, Jones DR, Rudin CM, Solomon SB. Lung Adenocarcinoma: Predictive Value of KRAS Mutation Status in Assessing Local Recurrence in Patients Undergoing Image-guided Ablation. Radiology. 2017 Jan
Yang HX, Woo KM, Sima CS, Bains MS, Adusumilli PS, Huang J, Finley DJ, Rizk NP, Rusch VW, Jones DR, Park BJ. Long-term Survival Based on the Surgical Approach to Lobectomy For Clinical Stage I Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer: Comparison of Robotic, Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery, and Thoracotomy Lobectomy. Ann Surg. 2017 Feb