Grant Recipients

Grant Year: 2013

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SF3B1 mitochondrial phenotype in myelodysplasia as a therapeutic target
Research is Hope Fund
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Clonal Architecture in PNH: Somatic genetic defects facilitating clonal expansion
PNH Research and Support Foundation
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The role of GPI-reactive T cells in the pathogenesis of acquired aplastic anemia
Amber Lynn Wakefield Research Fund
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Modeling 7q-MDS with human induced pluripotent stem cells
Research is Hope Fund
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Genetic predictors of response to immunosuppressive therapy for aplastic anemia
Torry Yahn Research Fund

Grant Year: 2012

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Secondary mutations and thrombosis in PNH
PNH Research and Support Foundation
Dr. David Araten is an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Prior to holding this position, he worked as an assistant professor and instructor in hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, also in New York City. His residency was in internal...
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Cell-penetrating antibodies as a novel treatment for aplastic anemia
Caitlyn Langley Research Fund, Holly Cataldo Research Fund
Dr. Minter is currently researching how notch signaling contributes to pathology and disease progression during immune-mediated bone marrow failure.
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Relevance of PIG-A mutations in acquired bone marrow failure diseases
PNH Research and Support Foundation
Jeffrey J. Pu, MD, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of medicine at the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and Penn State College of Medicine. Prior to this position, Dr. Pu was a senior clinical/research fellow of Hematology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center of Johns Hopkins University. He also did an...
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The role of U2AF1 mutations in the pathogenesis of myelodysplastic syndromes
Research is Hope Fund
Matthew Walter, M.D. of Washington University in St. Louis, a 2005 AA&MDSIF grantee, credited his grant from AA&MDSIF as the start of his research into the genomics of MDS. Dr. Walter and his colleagues recently published the results of their significant work in the New England Journal of Medicine. Watch his...
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Structural insights into deregulated epigenetic mechanisms and DNA demethylation in MDS
Harold Spielberg Research Fund