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Meet the Researchers

Kure It’s mission is to be the leader in granting funds to scientists researching kidney cancer and other underfunded cancers. These researchers receive “seed monies” to explore innovative research projects. Meet some of the individuals who have made advances in eradicating cancer.

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W. Kimryn Rathmell

M.D., Ph.D.

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Farshid Dayyani

M.D.

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Robert Edwards

M.D.

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Olga Razorenova

Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2018 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grand Recipient

UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grand Recipient

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Jaime Landman

M.D.

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Jason Ernest

Ph.D.

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Luke Macyszyn

M.D.

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Anthony Sisk

D.O.

UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Jesse Zamudio

Ph.D.

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Hisham Abdel-Azim

M.D., M.S.

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Bangyan Stiles

Ph.D.

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Young-Mi Kim

M.D., Ph.D.

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Gangning Liang

Ph.D.

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Kevin McDonnell

M.D., Ph.D.

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Jacob Berlin

Ph.D.

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Sumanta Kumar Pal

M.D.

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2017 Kure It Grant Recipient

City of Hope
2016 Kure It Grant Recipient

City of Hope
2010 and 2016 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Anna Meseguer

Ph.D.

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Nick Bernthal

M.D.

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Vivian Chang

M.D.

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Denis Evseenko

M.D., Ph.D.

Vall d'Hebron Institute of Research, Barcelona, Spain
2016 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Satiro De Oliveira

M.D.

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Sabine Mueller

M.D., Ph.D.

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Jane Figueiredo

Ph.D.

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Robert C. Seeger

M.D.

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Veronica Wendy Setiawan

Ph.D.

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Eliezer Van Allen

M.D.

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Robert Edwards

Ph.D.

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Olga Razorenova

M.D.

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
2015 Kure It Grant Recipient

Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine
2014 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2014 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Paul Tumeh

M.D.

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Agneiszka Kobilak

Ph.D.

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Noah Federman

M.D.

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David Shackelford

Ph.D.

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2014 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2014 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2013 Kure It Grant Recipient

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2013 Kure It Grant Recipient

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Amir Goldkorn

M.D.

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Jacek K. Pinski

M.D., Ph.D.

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James W. Mier

M.D.

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George Thomas

M.D.

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2013 Kure It Grant Recipient

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
2013 Kure It Grant Recipient

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
2012 Kure It Grant Recipient

Knight Cancer Institute (Oregon Health)
2012 Kure It Grant Recipient

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William Youngkwan Kim

M.D.

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Hua Yu

Ph.D.

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Neil Bhowmick

Ph.D.

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Hyung Lae Kim

M.D.

UNC, Chapel Hill
2012 Kure It Grant Recipient

City of Hope
2010 Kure It Grant Recipient

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center - Cedars-Sinai
2010 Kure It Grant Recipient

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center - Cedars- Sinai
2010 Kure It Grant Recipient