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AACR 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. 


2013-2014 AACR-Aflac Inc. Career Development Award for Pediatric Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee  

Peter C. Adamson, MD (Chairperson)
Scott A. Armstrong, MD, PhD
Nada Jabado, MD, PhD
Javed Khan, MD
Katherine K. Matthay, MD
Yael P. Mossé, MD
Ching-Hon Pui, MD
Charles W.M. Roberts, MD, PhD
Stuart E. Siegel, MD

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2013-2014 AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships Scientific Review Committee 

Victor E. Velculescu, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Suresh K. Alahari, PhD
Donald E. Ayer, PhD
Miriam Benezra, PhD, PharmD
Edward Chu, MD
Mario Colombo, PhD
Jeffrey M. Field, PhD
Denise Galloway, PhD
Kevin M. Haigis, PhD
Patrick Hwu, MD
Balveen Kaur, PhD
David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD
Kay F. Macleod, PhD
Maureen E. Murphy, PhD
Morag Park, PhD
Richard M. Peek, MD
Christoph Plass, PhD
Hidde L. Ploegh, PhD
Gavin P. Robertson, PhD
Pier Paolo Scaglioni, MD
Daekyu Sun, PhD
Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, PhD
Todd A. Waldman, MD, PhD
Susan E. Waltz, PhD
Timothy C. Wang, MD
Danny R. Welch, PhD
Xiang-Xi Xu, PhD
Lin Zhang, MD

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2013-2014 AACR Clinical and Translational Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Frank M. Balis, MD
John C. Byrd, MD
Jenny C. Chang, MBBCh, MD
Ezra E.W. Cohen, MD
Steven M. Dubinett, MD
Dean W. Felsher, MD, PhD
Giuseppe Giaccone, MD
David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD
James J. Hsieh, MD, PhD
Randy L. Jensen, MD, PhD
Candace S. Johnson, PhD
Judith E. Karp, MD
Edward S. Kim, MD
Margaret A. Knowles, PhD
Raju Kucherlapati, PhD
Funda Meric-Bernstam, MD
Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD
Robert Z. Orlowski, MD, PhD
Drew M. Pardoll, MD, PhD
Roman Perez-Soler, MD
Brian I. Rini, MD
Carrie W. Rinker-Schaeffer, PhD
Jerome Ritz, MD
Martine Roussel, PhD
Hope S. Rugo, MD
Edward A. Sausville, MD
Christof Von Kalle, MD
Bruce R. Zetter, PhD

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2013-2014 AACR Colon Cancer Research Fellowships Scientific Review Committee

Eric R. Fearon, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Adriana Albini, PhD
Kari K. Alitalo, MD, PhD
Carmen J. Allegra, MD
Jessie L-S Au, PharmD, PhD
Leonard H. Augenlicht, PhD
William G. Cance, MD
Esteban Celis, MD
Ron Firestein, MD, PhD
William M. Grady, MD
Joanna L. Groden, PhD
Kenneth W. Kinzler, PhD
W. Gillies McKenna, MD, PhD
Heidi Nelson, MD
Josep Tabernero, MD

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2013-2014 AACR-Debbie's Dream Foundation Gastric Cancer Fellowship Scientific Review Committee

Richard M. Peek, MD (Chairperson)
A. William Blackstock, Jr., MD
Pelayo Correa, MD
Edith Mitchell, MD
Ramesh K. Ramanathan, MD
Joel E. Tepper, MD
Toshikazu Ushijima, MD, PhD

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2013-2014 AACR-Genentech BioOncology Fellowship for Cancer Research on the HER Family Pathway Scientific Review Committee

Douglas Yee, MD (Chairperson)
Angela M. DeMichele, MD
H. Shelton Earp, III, MD
David M. Livingston, MD
Sofia D. Merajver, MD, PhD
C. Kent Osborne, MD

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2013-2014 AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award Scientific Review Committee

Cheryl Lyn Walker, PhD (Chairperson)
Michael T. Barrett, PhD
Gerald Batist, MD
Arnab Chakravarti, MD
Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, FACP
Ivan Đikić, MD, PhD
Charis Eng, MD, PhD, FACP
Elizabeth P. Henske, MD
Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD
Leona D. Samson, PhD
Anil K. Sood, MD
Hidetoshi Tahara, PhD
Barry S. Taylor, PhD

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2013-2014 AACR-Kure It Grant for Kidney Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee

Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP (Chairperson)
William F. Benedict, MD
Michael A. Carducci, MD
Leland W.K. Chung, PhD
Marc S. Ernstoff, MD
Robert A. Figlin, MD, FACP
Raffaella Giavazzi, PhD
Naomi B. Haas, MD
Donna E. Hansel, MD, PhD
Adrian L. Harris, MD, PhD
Edmund C. Lattime, PhD

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2013-2014 AACR-Millennium Fellowship in Lymphoma Research Scientific Review Committee

Owen A. O’Connor, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
Franco Cavalli, MD
Guido Kroemer, MD, PhD
Beverly S. Mitchell, MD
Cornelis J. M. Melief, MD
Elisabeth Paietta, PhD
Said M. Sebti, PhD
Margaret A. Tucker, MD
Hans-Guido Wendel, MD

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2013-2014 AACR Millennium Fellowship in Prostate Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee

Karen E. Knudsen, PhD (Chairperson)
Anne E. Cress, PhD
Angelo M. De Marzo, MD, PhD
William B. Isaacs, PhD
Vincent C. O. Njar, PhD
Mark A. Rubin, MD
Michael M. Shen, PhD
Eric J. Small, MD
Janet Stanford, PhD
Owen N. Witte, MD

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2013-2014 AACR Ocular Melanoma Foundation Fellowship Scientific Review Committee

Jacobus J. Bosch, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Bita Esmaeli, MD
David E. Fisher, MD, PhD
Dan S. Gombos, MD
Peter G. Hovland, MD, PhD
John M. Kirkwood, MD

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2013-2014 Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Grants for Translational Cancer Research Scientific Review Committee

Robert Clarke, DSc, PhD (Chairperson)
Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD
Mina J. Bissell, PhD
Virginia F. Borges, MD
Abenaa M. Brewster, MD
Cathrin Brisken, MD, PhD
Fatima Cardoso, MD
Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH
Jack Cuzick, PhD
Seth A. Ettenberg, PhD
Suzanne A. W. Fuqua, PhD
Susan G. Hilsenbeck, PhD
Tim Huang, PhD
Jos Jonkers, PhD
Kevin Sean Kimbro, PhD
Ellis G. Levine, MD
Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH
Lisa A. Newman, MD
Steven R. Patierno, PhD
Jorge Reis-Filho, MD
Mark Robson, MD
Nicholas C. Turner, MD, PhD
Naoto T. Ueno, MD
Anne Vincent-Salomon, MD, PhD
Max S. Wicha, MD
Wendy A. Woodward, MD, PhD

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2013-2014 Caring for Carcinoid Foundation-AACR Grant for Carcinoid Tumor and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Scientific Review Committee

Lee M. Ellis, MD (Chairperson)
Ross C. Donehower, MD
Paul F. Engstrom, MD
George A. Fisher, MD, PhD
Lee M. Greenberger, PhD
David S. Klimstra, MD
Steven K. Libutti, MD
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD
Carol J. Thiele, PhD
Christina Thirlwell, MBBS, PhD

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2013-2014 Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award for Cancer Immunology Research Scientific Review Committee

Ellen Puré, PhD (Chairperson)
W. Martin Kast, PhD
Sjoerd H. Van der Burg, PhD
Crystal L. Mackall, MD
Jeffrey A. Norton, MD
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, PhD
Michel Sadelain, MD, PhD
Robert D. Schreiber, PhD
Giorgio Trinchieri, MD
Cassian Yee, MD

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2013-2014 Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award for Cancer Prevention Research Scientific Review Committee

Gary D. Stoner, PhD (Chairperson)
David S. Alberts, MD
Dean E. Brenner, MD
Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD
Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD
Stephen D. Hursting, PhD, MPH
Jonathan M. Kurie, MD
Paul J. Limburg, MD
Sharon Manne, PhD
Sofia D. Merajver, MD, PhD
Electra D. Paskett, PhD, MPH
John M. Pezzuto, PhD
Shivendra V. Singh, PhD
Eva Szabo, MD
Michael J. Wargovich, PhD

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2013-2014 Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award for Tumor Microenvironment Research Scientific Review Committee

Ann Richmond, PhD (Chairperson)
Rosemary J. Akhurst, PhD
Menashe Bar-Eli, PhD
J. Carl Barrett, PhD
Gabriele Bergers, PhD
Yves A. DeClerck, MD
Bojana Gligorijevic, PhD
Leslie I. Gold, PhD
Theresa A. Guise, MD
Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD
Matthew F. Krummel, PhD
Christopher J. Logothetis, MD
Vicente Notario, PhD
Kenneth J. Pienta, MD
Erik Sahai, PhD
Pepper Jo Schedin, PhD
Fernando Vidal-Vanaclocha, MD, PhD

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2013-2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Innovative Grants Scientific Review Committee

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD (Chairperson)
Ashok K. Saluja, PhD (Chairperson)
Peter J. Allen, MD
Andrew V. Biankin, PhD
David A. Boothman, PhD
Teresa A. Brentnall, MD
Jonathan R. Brody, PhD
Joan M. Bull, MD
Paul J. Chiao, PhD
Jeffrey W. Clark, MD
Lisa M. Coussens, PhD
Adrienne D. Cox, PhD
Howard C. Crawford, PhD
Channing J. Der, PhD
Steven Gallinger, MD
George J. Hammons, PhD
Alison P. Klein, PhD, MHS
Robert C. Kurtz, MD
Bin Liu, PhD
William H. Matsui, MD
David J. McConkey, PhD
Pinku Mukherjee, PhD
John E. Niederhuber, MD
Peter J. O’Dwyer, MBBCh, MD
Anna Karolina Palucka, MD
Gloria M. Petersen, PhD
Mace L. Rothenberg, MD
David H. Stokoe, PhD
Margaret A. Tempero, MD
Bruce R. Zetter, PhD

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2013-2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pancreatic Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review Committee

Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, PhD (Chairperson)
Nita Ahuja, MD
Al B. Benson, MD
Donald J. Buchsbaum, PhD
Douglas L. Fraker, MD
William G. Hawkins, MD
Sunil R. Hingorani, MD, PhD
Klaus P. Hoeflich, PhD
Alec C. Kimmelman, MD, PhD
W. Michael Korn, MD
Steven D. Leach, MD
Brian C. Lewis, PhD
Min Li, PhD
Jiayuh Lin, PhD
Craig D. Logsdon, PhD
Beverly Lyn-Cook, PhD
Mark A. McNiven, PhD
Anne Marie O’Broin Lennon, MD, PhD
Sara H. Olson, PhD
Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD
Marina Pasca di Magliano, PhD
Ilse Rooman, PhD
Anil K. Rustgi, MD
Gloria H. Su, PhD
Amy H. Tang, PhD
Sarah P. Thayer, MD, PhD
David T. Ting, MD
Masato Yamamoto, MD, PhD

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2013-2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants Scientific Review Committee

Diane M. Simeone, MD (Chairperson)
Douglas T. Fearon, MD
Martín E. Fernández-Zapico, MD
Jason B. Fleming, MD
Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, MD, PhD
Anirban Maitra, MD
Patricia M. Price, MD
Jeffrey M. Trent, PhD

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2013-2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Research Acceleration Network Scientific Review Committee

Douglas B. Evans, MD (Chairperson)
Syed Arif Ahmad, MD
Marshall S. Baker, MD
Doriano Fabbro, PhD
Michael A. Hollingsworth, PhD
Andrew H. Ko, MD
Mark J. Ratain, MD
Jennifer F. Tseng, MD

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2013-2014 QuadW Foundation-AACR Fellowship for Clinical/Translational Sarcoma Research Scientific Review Committee

Lee J. Helman, MD (Chairperson)
Cristina R. Antonescu, MD
Frank M. Balis, MD
Marc Ladanyi, MD
Elizabeth R. Lawlor, MD, PhD
Michael P. Link, MD
David Malkin, MD
Poul H. B. Sorensen, MD
Louise C. Strong, MD

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For more information about AACR funding opportunities, please visit the AACR funding page.