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A Novel Biological Framework for the Role of Xenoestrogens
Shanaz Dairkee, Ph.D.
California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$279,242

Addressing Cultural and Tribal Issues in Breast Cancer
Linda Navarro (co-PI), Turtle Health Foundation
Marlene von Friederichs-Fitzwater, Ph.D. (co-PI), University of California, Davis
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$88,625 (THF)
$79,100 (UCD)

African American Women and Breast Cancer: What Works?
¹Priscilla Banks, M.A., ²Carol Somkin, Ph.D.
¹African American Advisory Committee, ²Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Award Type: Community Research Collaboration, Pilot Award
$132,055

Apogossypol Derivatives for Breast Cancer Therapy
Maurizo Pellecchia, Ph.D.
The Burnham Institute
Award Type: STEP
$285,764

Breast Cancer Functional Imaging with Optics and MRI
¹Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D., ²Nola Hylton, Ph.D., & ¹John Butler, M.D.
¹University of California, Irvine, and ²University of California, San Francisco
Award Type: TRC Full
$500,000

Breast Cancer Lymphedema: Role of Insulin Resistance/FOXC2
Stanley G. Rockson, M.D.
Stanford University
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$234,178

Breast Cancer Metastasis: A Heritable Trait?
Alice Wittemore, Ph.D.
Stanford University
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$264,595

Breast Cancer Prevention and Control Among Deaf Women
¹Barbara Berman, Ph.D., ²Heidi Kleiger, B.S.
¹University of California, Los Angeles, and ²Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness, Inc.
Award Type: Community Research Collaboration, Pilot Award
$110,207

Breast Cancer Prevention by Inhibition of Estrogen Action
Vicki Davis, Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
IDEAII: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory AwardS II
$302,983

Breast Cancer Prevention with Phytochemicals in Mushrooms
Shiuan Chen, Ph.D.
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
Award Type: RFA
$766,376

Breast Cancer Risk Associated with High Mammographic Density
Thea D. Tlsty, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$148,163

Breast Cancer Risks in California Nail Salon Workers
Linda Okahara and Peggy Reynolds, Ph.D.
Asian Health Services and Northern California Cancer Center
Collaborative Award: CRC Full
$317,610 (AHS) / $349,303 (NCCC)

Breast Cancer Survivorship: Partner’s Role in Recovery
Beth E. Meyerowitz, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Award Type: Topic-targeted Research Awards - RFA
$617,738

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Breast Stromal Genes Act as Early Markers of Malignancy
¹Thea Tlsty, Ph.D., ²Stefanie Jeffrey, M.D.
¹University of California, San Francisco, ²Stanford University
Translational Research Collaboration, Full Award
$249,999 ¹(UCSF) and $392,498 ²(Stanford)

Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer
Verena Kallab, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
$80,000

Characterizing Breast Cancer Cells in Blood and Bone Marrow
Robert Carlson, M.D.
Stanford University
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$156,108

Chinese Herbal Therapy (CHT) for Symptom Management
Hope Rugo, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
IDEAII: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory AwardS II
$200,000

Clinical Utility of Breast Cancer DNA Markers in Serum
Dave Hoon, MSc, Ph.D.
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Award Type: STEP
$472,000

Co-Targeting the Notch and EphB4 Receptors in Breast Cancer
DebasishTripathy, M.D.
University of Southern California
IDEA Award
$245,096

Combating Breast Cancer with the Wellderly Immune Repertoire
Brunhilde Felding-Habermann, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
IDEA Renewal
$473,750

Cost-effective Analysis to Inform Breast Cancer Screening Policy
Joy Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California, Davis
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$148,170

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Decision Support in Rural Underserved North Coast Counties
¹Jeff Belkora, Ph.D., ²Sara O'Donnell, and ³Julie Ohnemus
¹University of California, San Francisco, ²Mendocino Cancer Resource Center, and ³Humboldt
Community Breast Health Project
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$115,000

Decreasing Endocrine Disruptor Exposure in Latina Teens
Kim Harley, Ph.D. and Kimberly Parra
University of California, Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas
Community Research Collaboration Full Award
$646,431

Do Community Groups Enhance Well-Being?
Matthew J. Cordova, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$74,968

Does A Peer Navigator Improve Quality of Life at Diagnosis?
¹Caroline Bliss-Isberg, Ph.D., ²David Speigel, M.D.
¹Central Coast Women’s Cancer Consortium, ²Stanford University
Collaboration Award: CRC Full
$773,655

Early Breast Cancer Detection Using 3-D Ultrasound Tomography
Thomas R. Nelson, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$149,879

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Fiber, Estrogen and Breast Cancer in Mexican American Women
Malcolm Pike, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
STEP award
$159,697

Genes That Modulate Dioxin-Induced Breast Cancer
Quan Lu, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$86,400

Genetic and Environmental Modifiers of Breast Cancer Risk
Argyrios Ziogas, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine
Topic-targeted Research Awards - RFA
$287,987

Genetics, Obesity, and Breast Cancer Risk
Catherine Carpenter, M.P.H., Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine
Request for Applications Award
$533,527

Genetic Predictors of Chemotherapy Toxicity in Breast Cancer
Deanna Kroetz
University of California, San Francisco
IDEA Award
$100,000

Health Literacy in Older Patients' Breast Cancer Treatment
Arash Naeim, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
IDEA - Innovative, Developmental, Exploratory Award
$180,890

Identification of Metastasis Competent Breast Cancer Cells
Barbara Mueller, Ph.D.
La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$327,372

Inhibition of Brain Metastases in Breast Cancer
Brunhilde Felding-Habermann, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$278,850

Intraductal Therapy of DCIS: A Presurgery Study
Susan Love, M.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Translational Research Award
$851,559

Intranasal Drug Delivery for Brain Metastatic Breast Cancer
Axel Schonthal, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
IDEA Award
$242,530

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Light at Night and Breast Cancer Risk in California Teachers
Peggy Reynolds, Ph.D.
Cancer Prevention Institute of California
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$199,080

Measuring Real-world Breast Cancer Outcomes
Allison Kurian, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Translational Research Award
$1,066,225

Meeting the Self-Care Needs of Latinas after Breast Cancer
Anna Napoles, Ph.D., M.P.H. and Carmen Ortiz, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco and Circulo de Vida Cancer Support and Resource Center
Community Research Collaboration Award - Pilot
$191,431

Modulation of Breast Cancer Stem Cell response to Radiation
Frank Pajonk, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$150,000

Molecular Imaging of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer
Ella Jones, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$150,000

Molecular Staging of Breast Cancer
Cheng-Ming Chuong
University of Southern California
IDEA II
$244,320

Multinuclear MRI of Breast Tumors
Brian Hargreaves, Ph.D.
Stanford University
IDEA
$236,771

Nanotherapy for Breast Cancer Targeting Tumor Macrophages
Gaurav Sharma, Ph.D.
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$90,000

Overcoming Tamoxifen-Resistance in Breast Cancer
Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.
The Burnham Institute
STEP Award
$288,0000

P32: New Functional Target in Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis
Karin Staflin, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$90,000

PDBEs in Tissues of Women with and Without Breast Cancer
Myrto Petreas, Ph.D., M.P.H.
California Department of Health Services
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$85,901

Pesticide and Gene Interactions in Latina Farm Workers
Paul Mills, Ph.D., MPH
University of California, San Francisco
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$163,668

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Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality
Rebecca Smith-Bindman, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Request for Applications Award
$583,287

Reproductive Concerns and Depression among Younger Survivors
Jessica Gorman
University of California, San Diego
Award Type: Dissertation
$35,492

Returning to Work and Quality of Life after Breast Cancer
¹Diane Estrin, BA, ²Rani Eversley, Ph.D.
¹Women's Cancer Resource Center, ²University of California, San Francisco
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$86,147

Risk Factors and Breast Cancer Survival in Black/White Women
Yani Lu, M.D.
Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$89.996

Salivary Biomarkers for Early Detection of Breast Cancer
Lei Zhang, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$150,000

Science Literacy & Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Education
Natasha Riley, M.A., and Georgia Sadler, Ph.D. M.B.A.
Vista Community Clinic and University of California, San Diego
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$121,402 (VCC) / $44,003 (UCSD)

Smoking Effect on Pulmonary Metastasis from Breast Cancer
Susan Murin, M.D.
University of California, Davis
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$74,968

South Asian Women with Breast Cancer: What are Their Needs?
Zul Surani, B.S., Roshan Bastani, Ph.D.; and Beth Glenn, Ph.D.
South Asian Cancer Foundation and University of California, Los Angeles
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$112,424

Southeast Asian Breast Health Navigation
Mary Anne Foo M.P.H., CHES and Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Ph.D., R.N., M.N.
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance and University of California, Los Angeles
Collaboration Award: CRC Pilot
$187,500

Stratifying DCIS Biopsies for Risk of Future Tumor Formation
Thea Tlsty, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Translational Research Award
$750,000

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Targeting Brain Metastasis with a Cell-based Approach
Mihaela Lorger, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
IDEA: Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Award
$284,850

Telephone-based Decision Support for Rural Patients
Sara O’Donnell and Jeff Belkora, Ph.D.
Mendocino Cancer Resource Center and University of California, San Francisco
Collaboration Award: CRC Full
$672,272

The Relationship of BRCA1 and HMGA2 in Breast Cancer
Connie Tsai
University of California, Irvine
Dissertation Award
$76,000

The Role Chk1 in Breast Cancer DNA Damage Repair
Jennifer Scorah, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellowship
$90,000

Translational Proteomics of Normal to Benign Breast Disease
Dave Hoon, MSc, Ph.D., Lori Wilson, M.D., & Armando Giuliano, M.D., (co-PIs)
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Translational Research Collaboration—Pilot Award
$188,800

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer in Obesity: Therapeutic Trials
David Feldman, M.D.
Stanford University
IDEA Renewal
$444,942

Vitamin D Signals Via a Novel Pathway to Inhibit Metastasis
Brian Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
IDEA Award
$236,434

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Diversity Supplements to existing awards for:

Danielle Rose Ash (Mentor: Katherine Kahn)
University of California, Los Angeles
The Impact of Structure on the Quality of Breast Cancer Care

Melanie Funes-Duran (Mentor: Colleen Sweeny)
University of California, Davis
Pathway-Specific Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Cells

Dorothy Hong (Mentor: Michael Press)
University of Southern California
HER-2/neu Gene Variations and Breast Cancer Risk

Yoshiko Umezawa (Mentor: Rose Maly)
University of California, Los Angeles
Determinants of Receiving Breast Cancer Treatment in the Underserved