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2006 IMF Grant Recipients Honored at Scientific Advisors Meeting
From left: Dr. Giuliani, Dr. Ashihara, Dr. Durie, Dr. O'Nuallian, Dr. Mutis

The IMF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2006 Brian D. Novis Research Grants. The grants were awarded at the IMF Scientific Advisors Meeting held in December in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recipient of IMF Japan Aki Award:

Recipients of Brian D. Novis Junior Grants worth $40,000:

  • "Targeting different active sites of proteasomes in multiple myeloma cells"
    Dr. Alexei Kisselev
    Norris Cotton Cancer Center
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

  • "A novel therapeutic strategy for Patients for systemic primary Amyloidosis: Identification of Drugs that inhibit light chain fibrosis"
    Dr. Brian O'Nuallian
    University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Knoxville, Tennessee

  • "Novel Therapeutic Antibodies for Multiple Myeloma"
    Dr. Giovanni Tonon
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, Massachusetts

  • "Role of WNT and RUNX2 Pathways in the inhibitions of osteoblasts in MM patients"
    Dr. Nicola Giuliani
    University of Parma
    Parma, Italy

Recipient of Brian D. Novis Senior Grant worth $80,000:

Recipient of Senior Award for 2006 Funding worth $80,000:

  • Proteomics Team
    Dr. David Agus
    Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Los Angeles, California

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