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Bow-Up Against Breast Cancer archery tournament raises over $7,000 for breast cancer research

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) once again…

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BCRFA Funds O’Neal Cancer Research with Recent Grants

The BCRFA is pleased to announce $210,000 in funding to…

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RECENTLY FUNDED RESEARCH

Thanks to generous supporters like you, the BCRFA invested $1.25 million in 35 breast cancer research projects at 8 institutes across the state in 2023.

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Birmingham

Dr. Ritu Aneja

Evaluating associations of rurality and neighborhood disadvantage with racial disparities in breast cancer mortality among women in the state of Alabama

Ritu Aneja, PhD

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Neuropathological effects of chemotherapeutic drugs

Dr. Sofia Beas

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Dr. Smita Bhatia

Predicting the Risk of Heart Failure in Breast Cancer Survivors

Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH

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Understanding how multi-level factors influence cancer clinical trial enrollment decisions by patients living in higher disadvantaged areas

Dr. Nicole Caston

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Dr. Anindya Dutta

FAM129B/NIBAN2 as a biomarker for therapy with NRF2 inhibitors

Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD

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Dr. Blake Eason Hildreth, III

Targeting CSF1R/PU.1 signaling and PU.1 super-enhancer regulation in tumor progression across breast cancer subtypes

Blake Eason Hildreth, III, DVM, MS, PhD

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Dr. Katia Khoury

Phase II single arm trial of low dose capecitabine in patients with advanced breast cancer

Katia Khoury, MD

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Dr. Jianmei Leavenworth

Hijacking axonogenesis to promote breast cancer by a subset of regulatory T cells

Jianmei Leavenworth, MD, PhD

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Nuclear FAK-mediated epigenetic reprogramming of triple negative breast cancer

Dr. Steve Lim

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Research conducted by Breast Surgical Fellow

Dr. Catherine Parker

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Dr. Amr Rafat

Elucidating the effects of hypoxia on ribosome biogenesis in breast cancer

Dr. Amr Rafat

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Dr. Bin Ren

Unique Arteriolar Niche in Expansion of Breast Cancer Stem Cells for Metastasis

Bin Ren, MD, PhD

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Dr. Lalita Shevde-Samant

A novel clinically actionable approach to disable resurgence and metastasis of triple-negative breast cancer

Lalita Shevde-Samant, PhD

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Mitochondrial trafficking in triple negative breast cancer

Drs. Keshav Singh and Sejong Bae

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Anna Sorace

PDL1-targeted theranostic approaches to enhance combination therapy in TNBC

Dr. Anna Sorace

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MammOnc-DB: Development of a comprehensive breast cancer platform for data analysis, integration and visualization

Dr. Sooryanarayana Varambally

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Identifying ideal reimbursement “dose” to reduce clinical trial-related financial toxicity

Dr. Courtney Williams

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Dr. Jia Xu

Developing novel AKT degrader to selectively inhibit the growth of PI3K/AKT/PTEN pathway mutant breast cancer

Jia Xu, PhD

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Dr. Chao Zhang

Chronic stress-regulated tumor-neuroimmune network in triple-negative breast cancer

Chao Zhang, MD, PhD

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Dr. Karim I. Budhwani

Getting the right treatment to the right patient by matching regimens to patient biopsy before treatment

Karim I. Budhwani, PhD, DLA and Chelsea Crawford, PhD

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Mobile

Dr. Debanjan Chakroborty

WNK1, A Novel Regulator of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dr. Debanjan Chakroborty

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Circulating mitochondrial DNA for the detection of breast cancer progression and recurrence

Dr. Santanu Dasgupta

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Dr. Luis del Pozo-Yauner

Contribution of PERK+ Polyploid Giant Cancer Cells in the Ethnic Disparity of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Dr. Luis del Pozo-Yauner

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Targeting the nerve-cancer crosstalk to prevent breast cancer metastasis

Dr. Simon Grelet

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Adipocyte and lymphatic endothelial cell crosstalk in breast cancer

Dr. Chandrani Sarkar

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Unfolding a novel mechanism for endocrine resistance in breast cancer

Dr. Ajay Singh

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Dr. Seema Singh

Influence of stress on immune landscape and spatial heterogeneity of breast cancer

Dr. Seema Singh

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Auburn

Dr. Alexi Kisselev

Highly Active Liposomal Formulation of Proteasome Inhibitor Carfilzomib for the Treatment of TNBC

Dr. Alexei F. Kisselev

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A novel strategy to prevent the development of drug resistance in breast cancer

Dr. Amit Mitra

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Development of advanced substitute antibody phage probes for screening/detection of breast cancer using sensitive inexpensive blood tests

Dr. Valery Petrenko

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Carrier-free quercetin nanoparticles for overcoming breast cancer drug resistance

Drs. Yuping Bao and Robert Arnold

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Huntsville

Dr. Sarah Cooper

Inherited breast cancer risk screening and education – Access Matters

Dr. Sara Cooper

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Tuscaloosa

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Engineered environments to probe immune cell-mediated reawakening of dormant breast cancer brain micrometastasis

Dr. Shreyas Rao

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Tuskegee

Dr. Deepa Bedi

Cancer genomic study to characterize genetic and epigenetic diversity of immune landscape in triple negative breast cancer in women of African ethnicity

Dr. Deepa Bedi

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‘I’m the poster child for early detection’: Kathy Paiml’s journey from breast cancer patient to advocate

Kathy Paiml’s breast cancer journey is one where resilience meets compassion, and the power of advocacy shines brightly.…

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BCRFA partners with Astound Research to help bridge the gap between researchers and funding

Each year the BCRFA issues a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) to Alabama-based researchers working on any project…

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