First round of Upstate Cancer Center Pilot grants announced

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Three research studies looking into pancreatic cancer, novel tumor markers and nanocarriers to treat melanoma and cancers of the brain are the first studies to receive the Upstate Cancer Center Pilot grants. The grant funding is provided through the Upstate Foundation’s Cancer Center Annual Fund and its Michael Connolly Endowment for Lung Cancer Research.

“The Foundation is pleased to be able to offer these grant opportunities and be part of groundbreaking studies,” said Eileen Pezzi, vice president for development at Upstate. “Many of our donors are highly supportive of Upstate’s research initiatives. We look forward to sharing the results with them and our entire community.”

Find out the winners and read the full article at Upstate News.

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