Previously Funded Researchers

See researchers who have made a difference in research we have funded prior to 2018 through our nationwide research awards, showcasing the breadth of the work and scientists we have supported.
  • Mohamed Abazeed, M.D., Ph.D.

    Mohamed Abazeed, M.D., Ph.D.

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Mapping and Exploiting the Subclonal Architecture of Lung Adenocarcinoma

  • Dennis Adeegbe, Ph.D.

    Dennis Adeegbe, Ph.D.

    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Boosting Immune Activity in the Fight Against Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • Ayobami Akenroye, MB ChB, MPH, PhD

    Ayobami Akenroye, MB ChB, MPH, PhD

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital

    Metabolomic Profiles of Patients with Severe Asthma on Inhaled Corticosteroids and on Omalizumab

  • Gheath Alatrash, DO, PhD

    Gheath Alatrash, DO, PhD

    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

    Can CAR-T Cell Therapy Be Used to Treat Lung Cancer?

  • John Albeck, Ph.D.

    John Albeck, Ph.D.

    University of California, Davis

    Learning How the Body Repairs Damaged Lung Epithelium

  • Mehdi Alilou

    Mehdi Alilou

    Case Western Reserve University

    Novel Nodule Vessel Features to Predict Response to Lung Cancer Therapies

  • Elnaz Atabakhsh, Ph.D.

    Elnaz Atabakhsh, Ph.D.

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Gene Mutation Makes Lung Cancer Less Responsive to Treatment

  • Karim Bahmed, Ph.D.

    Karim Bahmed, Ph.D.

    Temple University

    Protecting Alveolar Cells in Emphysema

  • Audreesh Banerjee, M.D.

    Audreesh Banerjee, M.D.

    University of Pennsylvania

    How Class of Drugs Decreases Airway Hyperresponsiveness

  • Xiaoyong Bao, Ph.D.

    Xiaoyong Bao, Ph.D.

    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Developing Vaccine Against Virus That Can be Deadly in Children

  • Joseph Barbi, Ph.D.

    Joseph Barbi, Ph.D.

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    Will Blocking a Nerve Protein Help Stop Lung Tumor Growth?

  • Christina Barkauskas, MD

    Christina Barkauskas, MD

    Duke University

    Testing Tapeworm Drug Against COVID-19 Virus

  • R. Graham Barr, MD, DrPH

    R. Graham Barr, MD, DrPH

    The Trustees of Columbia University in NYC

    The Collaborative Cohort of Cohorts for COVID-19 Research (C4R) CT Study

  • Nora Barrett, M.D.

    Nora Barrett, M.D.

    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Understanding Role Receptor Involved in Lung Inflammation Plays in Asthma

  • Robert Barrington, Ph.D.

    Robert Barrington, Ph.D.

    University of South Alabama

    Gaining Insight into Rare Lung Disease, APAP

  • Anthony Baughn, Ph.D.

    Anthony Baughn, Ph.D.

    Regents of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

    Unraveling the Mystery of Drug Resistance in Tuberculosis

  • Stephen Baylin, M.D.

    Stephen Baylin, M.D.

    Johns Hopkins University

    Novel Model Aids Understanding of How Smoking Causes Lung Cancer

  • Gillian Beamer, VMD, DACVP, Ph.D.

    Gillian Beamer, VMD, DACVP, Ph.D.

    Tufts University

    Seeking to Identify Genes That Contribute to TB

  • Tishra Beeson, DrPH, MPH

    Tishra Beeson, DrPH, MPH

    Central Washington University (CWU)

    Keys to Prevention: Reducing Community Spread of COVID-19 in Vulnerable Communities

  • Alfonso Bellacosa, MD, MHS

    Alfonso Bellacosa, MD, MHS

    Fox Chase Cancer Center

    Improving Response Rates of Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

  • Patrick Belvitch, M.D.

    Patrick Belvitch, M.D.

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    Preventing Leaky Blood Vessels in the Lungs in ARDS

  • Cristine Berry, M.D.

    Cristine Berry, M.D.

    University of Arizona

    Does Early-Life Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increase COPD Risk?

  • Ankit Bharat, M.D.

    Ankit Bharat, M.D.

    Northwestern University

    The Role of Carbon Dioxide in Stopping Lung Healing After Lung Cancer Surgery

  • Mallar Bhattacharya, M.D.

    Mallar Bhattacharya, M.D.

    University of California, San Francisco

    Blunting Airway Constriction in Asthma

  • Trever Bivona, M.D., Ph.D.

    Trever Bivona, M.D., Ph.D.

    University of California

    Defining New Targeted Therapy Approach for Lung Cancer Mutation

  • Katharine Black, M.D.

    Katharine Black, M.D.

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Learning How to Stop Process in Lungs That Leads to Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Melanie Blevins, Ph.D.

    Melanie Blevins, Ph.D.

    University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

    Inhibiting the Formation of a Protein Complex to Treat Lung Cancer

  • Georgiana Bostean, PhD

    Georgiana Bostean, PhD

    Chapman University

    Leveraging policy and retail environments to reduce adolescent vaping and smoking of tobacco and cannabis products

  • Thomas Brett, Ph.D.

    Thomas Brett, Ph.D.

    Washington University

    Understanding Mucus Overproduction in Asthma

  • Meredith Brooks, PhD

    Meredith Brooks, PhD

    Harvard Medical School

    Geospatial signals in pediatric tuberculosis

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