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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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2014-2015 Caring for Carcinoid Foundation-AACR Grant for Carcinoid Tumor and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Scientific Review Committee

B. Mark Evers, Chairperson
Daniel C. Chung
Ross C. Donehower
Paul F. Engstrom
Carol J. Thiele
Evan Vosburgh

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2014-2015 Debbie's Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer Fellowship Scientific Review Committee

Joel E. Tepper, Chairperson
A. William Blackstock, Jr.
James R. Goldenring
Jason C. Mills
Toshikazu Ushijima
Timothy C. Wang

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2014-2015 Kure It-AACR Research Grant for Immunotherapy in Kidney Cancer Scientific Review Committee

Daniel J. George, Chairperson
Robert A. Figlin
Mayer Fishman
Hyung L. Kim
Edmund C. Lattime
Roberto Pili
Timothy L. Ratliff
Mario Sznol

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

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

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2014-2015 Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Cancer Prevention Research Scientific Review Committee

Amelie G. Ramirez, Chairperson
Rajesh Agarwal
David S. Alberts
Stephen D. Hursting
Jonathan M. Kurie
Paul J. Limburg
Sharon Manne
Sofia D. Merajver
Mark A. Nelson
Electra D. Paskett
John M. Pezzuto
Shivendra V. Singh
Nanjoo Suh
Eva Szabo
Michael J. Wargovich

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2014-2015 Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Tumor Microenvironment Research Scientific Review Committee

Yves A. DeClerck, Chairperson
Rosemary J. Akhurst
Michael E. Berens
Karin E. de Visser
Bojana Gligorijevic
Leslie I. Gold
Clare Isacke
Raghu Kalluri
Yibin Kang
Patricia J. Keely
Robert S. Kerbel
Kenneth J. Pienta
Vito Quaranta
Erik Sahai
Pepper Jo Schedin
Sohail Tavazoie
Fernando Vidal-Vanaclocha
Zena Werb

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

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

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2014-2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career Development Awards Scientific Review Committee  

Gloria M. Petersen, Chairperson
Nita Ahuja
Igor A. Astsaturov
Al Bowen Benson
Donald J. Buchsbaum
Anuradha Chakravarthy
Douglas L. Fraker
Steven Gallinger
Klaus P. Hoeflich
Alec C. Kimmelman
Robert C. Kurtz
Brian C. Lewis
Min Li
Jiayuh Lin
Mark A. McNiven
Anne Marie O’Broin Lennon
Sara H. Olson
Eileen M. O’Reilly
Research Grant Committees
Marina Pasca di Magliano
Ilse Rooman
Amy H. Tang
Sarah P. Thayer
David T. Ting
Masato Yamamoto

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2014-2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants Scientific Review Committee

Michael G. Goggins, Chairperson
Martín E. Fernández-Zapico
Jason B. Fleming
Patricia M. Price
Zeshaan A. Rasheed
Jeffrey M. Trent

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2014-2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Research Acceleration Network Grants Scientific Review Committee

Anirban Maitra, Chairperson
Syed Arif Ahmad
Marshall S. Baker
Andrew V. Biankin
Christopher H. Crane
Doriano Fabbro
David J. McConkey
Jennifer F. Tseng

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2014-2015 QuadW Foundation-AACR Fellowship for Clinical/Translational Sarcoma Research Scientific Review Committee

Peter J. Houghton, Chairperson
Cristina R. Antonescu
Eugenie S. Kleinerman
Michael P. Link
David Malkin
John Peter Perentesis
Raphael E. Pollock
Stephen X. Skapek
Lisa L. Wang

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