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2020 Fellowships

ICA USA has published the following list of Research Fellowships available for funding in 2021. 

Click this link to download a complete list of the 2021 fellowships available for funding.

For more information or individual fellowship abstracts please call ICA USA at 561-832-9277.

To have us contact you about funding a 2020 Fellowship, complete the Fellowship Inquiry Contact Form here.

2021 Research Grant Request Descriptions:

Mechanisms of co-operation between Vav1 and mutant K-Ras in lung cancer development funding
Prof. Shulamit Katzav Shapira, Hebrew University
Funding Requested: 22,000, #20210002

Effects of cholesterol on TGF-ß signaling in malignant and non-malignant breast cells
Prof. Yoav Henis, Tel Aviv University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210004

Revealing the path through which liver steatosis develops to hepatocellular carcinoma,
using a highly controlled transgenic model
Prof. David Engelberg, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210007

The role of Periostin as a mediator of cancer progression following cardiac remodeling
Prof. Ami Aronheim, Technion
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210009

Identifying genes involved in the preference of pediatric high-grade glioma toward the brainstem
Prof. Oded Behar, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210011

Identification of novel targets in myeloid leukemia stem cells for drug discovery
Dr. Boaz Nachmias, Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center
Funding Requested $52,000, #20210013

Clinical and genetic analysis of familial oral lichen planus – a risk group for oral cancer
Prof. Rakefet Czerninski, Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210015

Activating the inhibitory receptors Ceacam1 and Siglec-7 as a novel immunopharmacological
tool for treating colorectal cancer
Prof. Francesca Levi Schaffer, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $52,000, #20210024

Identifying cancer-associated noncoding mutations that affect RNA G-quadruplex folding
Dr. Yaron Orenstein, Ben Gurion University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210025

Detection of RNA Biomarkers in Ovarian Cancer by FIT-PNAs
Prof. Reuven Reich, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210027

Histone ubiquitination in squamous cell carcinomas
Dr. Idan Cohen, Ben Gurion University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210033

Inhibition of HSP90 for ALK-positive lung cancer immunotherapy
Dr. Michael Peled, Sheba Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210035

Cannabis use by children in Hemato-oncology departments: Qualitative Research
about Parent’s Point of View

Prof. Pesach Shvartzman, Ben Gurion University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210039

How can the anti-EMMPRIN antibody (h161-mAb) treatment change the tumor microenvironment?
Dr. Michal (Miki) Rahat, Carmel Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210046

Inhibiting cohesin by peptides as a new strategy to restrain cancer cells proliferation
Dr. Itay Onn, Bar Ilan University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210048

A novel, non-enzymatic role for cyclooxygenase-2 in the proliferation of colon cancer funding
Dr. Liza Barki-Harrington, Haifa University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210063

Stigma and its expressions in medical encounters with cancer patients and its impact on perceived
patient-centered care
Prof. Efrat Dagan, Haifa University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210064

Inhibition of breast cancer metastasis by blocking Pyk2-mediated signaling in invadopodia
Dr. Hava Gil-Henn, Bar Ilan Univeristy
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210071

Overcoming cisplatin resistance by manipulating DNA damage formation and repair
Dr. Shira Adar, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210078

Systematically establishing the processes leading from fumarase hydratase loss to tumorigenesis
Dr. Yoav Shaul, Hebrew University
Funding Requested $52,000, #20210079

Printed Implants for Bone Regeneration Following Tumour Resection
Dr. Lihi Adler-Abramovich, Tel Aviv University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210086

Application of Treatment Response Assessment Maps (TRAMs) for brain tumors treated
with Proton Beam Radiotherapy
Dr. Leor Zach, Sheba Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210089

The Effects of Immunotherapy on Cognitive Function: A Prospective Study in Melanoma Patients
Dr. Roi Tschernichovsky, Davidoff Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210092

Monitoring treatment efficacy and relapse of lymphoma patients by a transposon methylation assay
Dr. Meir Shamay, Bar Ilan University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210093

Prediction of multiple myeloma progression based on serum free light chain monomers
and dimers analysis funding
Dr. Moshe Gatt, Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center
Funding Requested 22,000, #20210095

T cell therapy for metastatic mutant KRAS Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Dr. Talia Golan, Sheba Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210132

Utilizing the off targeted sequencing reads to infer clinically relevant mutational processes
Dr. Yosef Marvuka,Technion
Funding Requested $52,000, #20210097

The role of miR-184 in Squamous cell carcinoma
Dr. Emily Avitan-Hersh, Rambam Medical Center
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210135

Identification of novel checkpoint blockade targets in tumor-infiltrating CD8 T cells
Dr. Asaf Madi, Tel Aviv University
Funding Requested $22,000, #20210145

For more information on fellowship funding please call our office at (561) 832-9277.