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2019 (Cycle 30)

Cancer
Targeting the unique metabolic vulnerabilities of lung cancer $199,872
University of California, San Diego Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Cancer cells alter protein synthesis rates to drive tumorigenesis $135,738
University of California, San Francisco Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Validation of RIPK2 as a Small Molecule Drug Target for Lung Cancer Treatment $118,350
Scripps Research Institute Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Identification of Proteins Involved in 5ΓÇÖOH microRNA Production and Protection $133,677
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Cancer
The Role of p53-Ninj2 loop in Tumor Progression and Metastasis $492,239
University of California, Davis High Impact Pilot Award
Cancer
Stem cell signals in the initiation and progression of lung cancer $137,550
University of California, San Diego Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Novel Immunotherapeutics for Cigarette-Smoking Associated Acute Myeloid Leukemia $990,000
University of Southern California New Investigator Awards
Cancer
Multilayer investigation of resistance mechanisms to WEE1 inhibition in Small Cell Lung Cancer $207,300
Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Determining How the Intratumoral Environment Confers Stemness in Lung Cancer $166,350
University of California, Santa Cruz Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Characterization of Smoking-Associated Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) for Lung Cancer $151,350
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Defining regulators of hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal to prevent and treat blood cancers. $166,350
University of California, Santa Cruz Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Developing a Novel Cell-free DNA Methylation Assay for Noninvasive Early Detection of Lung Cancer $151,350
Stanford University Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Targeting pH Homeostasis as a Therapeutic Approach for Pancreatic Cancer $195,450
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Defining the mechanism of dynamic matrix stiffening-driven lung cancer metastasis $193,320
University of California, San Diego Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Acetylation of NFkB in NSCLC resistance models $162,909
University of California, San Francisco Dissertation Awards
Cancer
In situ vaccination of lung cancers with engineered dendritic cells combined with immunotherapy $153,894
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Inhibiting a DNA damage control mechanism as a strategy to selectively kill lung cancer cells $142,203
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Cancer
Secondhand smoke, past smoking, diet, novel biomarkers and breast cancer metastasis. $602,000
San Diego State University Research Foundation High Impact Pilot Award
Cancer
Role of the E3 ubiquitin ligase RNF125 in pancreatic cancer $780,000
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute High Impact Pilot Award
Cancer
Quantitative and Scalable Tumor Growth Map for Complex Genotypes in Lung Cancer $626,000
Stanford University High Impact Pilot Award
Cancer
miR-200 MicroRNAs in Lung cancer metastasis $191,832
University of California, Berkeley Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cancer
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Maternal inhaled nicotine enhances endothelial nitric oxide synthase uncoupling leading to a hypertensive phenotype in offspring $187,831
Loma Linda University Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Effect of nicotine on the cardiac aging process $191,832
University of California, San Diego Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
The Effects of Electronic Hookah on Endothelial Cell Function: The Role of Nicotine $498,419
University of California, Los Angeles High Impact Pilot Award
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Effects of long-term nicotine exposure on stem cell therapy $207,300
Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Analysis of tobacco toxin-genetic interactions through study of the dioxin-AHR pathway $589,712
Stanford University High Impact Pilot Award
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
A Human iPSC-based Platform to Unravel the Role of Nicotine in the Pathogenesis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms $178,440
Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Effects of tobacco and e-cigarettes on heart repair and regeneration $678,000
Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles High Impact Pilot Award
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
What is the local lung dose of smoke from emerging tobacco products? $935,724
University of California, Davis High Impact Research Project Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Tobacco and cannabis exposure during pregnancy in six race/ethnic subgroups in California $960,000
Sequoia Foundation High Impact Research Project Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Pilot Investigation of Tobacco and Cannabis Contaminants in an Urban Natural Reserve $602,000
San Diego State University Research Foundation High Impact Pilot Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Evaluating the Impact of Key Parameters on Evaporation of E-cigarette Aerosols $133,674
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
A validated second hand smoking exposure model for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) $479,770
University of California, Irvine High Impact Pilot Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Are mothers and their children at risk from in utero exposure to grandmaternal smoking? $952,370
Sequoia Foundation High Impact Research Project Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Determining Risk of Transfer of Hookah Tobacco Thirdhand Smoke $1,128,750
San Diego State University Research Foundation High Impact Research Project Award
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Role of Oxidative Stress in Cigarette Smoke Induced Developing Germ Cell Death $144,947
University of California, Irvine Dissertation Awards
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment
Nicotinic Receptor Modulators in Nicotine Dependence $495,000
University of California, Irvine High Impact Pilot Award
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment
Effects of Prenatal Nicotine and THC on Dopaminergic Function and Nicotine Intake During Adolescence $199,872
University of California, Irvine Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment
Oral Disease and Dental Health
Impact of cigarette smoking on dental pulp mesenchymal stem cells mediated tissue regeneration $500,849
University of the Pacific High Impact Pilot Award
Oral Disease and Dental Health
The effect of combustible cigarettes and electronic cigarettes on oral Candida pathogenesis $187,116
University of California, Los Angeles Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards
Oral Disease and Dental Health
Understanding the mechanisms of perineural invasion in oral cancer $499,510
University of California, San Francisco High Impact Pilot Award
Oral Disease and Dental Health
Pulmonary Disease
SmokingΓÇÖs Impact on Influenza Pathogenesis and LIAV Response $99,061
University of California, Riverside Dissertation Awards
Pulmonary Disease
Impact of JUUL Use on Lung Physiologic and Immune Health and Systemic Inflammation $567,587
Veterans Medical Research Foundation High Impact Pilot Award
Pulmonary Disease
Understanding how perinatal nicotine exposure influences immune establishment and function for life $166,350
University of California, Santa Cruz Dissertation Awards
Pulmonary Disease
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research
The impact of cartoon-based marketing strategies on e-cigarette appeal and use among adolescents $1,225,843
University of Southern California High Impact Research Project Award
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research
The impact of price on the demand for marijuana and cigarettes $937,500
University of California, San Francisco High Impact Research Project Award
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Mediators and Moderators of Combined Varenicline and Naltrexone for Smoking Cessation $89,671
University of California, Los Angeles Dissertation Awards
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Spatial-, neighborhood- and healthcare system-related drivers of lung cancer treatment disparities $130,116
San Diego State University Research Foundation Dissertation Awards
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Multilevel prevention of commercial tobacco-related harms on rural California Tribal lands $1,102,650
PIRE California, Inc. High Impact Research Project Award
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Youth-initiated tobacco harm reduction? A qualitative study of sexual and gender minorities $1,070,979
Scientific Analysis Corporation High Impact Research Project Award
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Technology-Assisted Motivational Interviewing and Referral Coach: The TAMI Coach $499,418
University of California, San Francisco High Impact Pilot Award
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
Intersecting Inequities: Linking tobacco use to oral health disparities among Blacks and Latinx $107,757
University of California, Merced Dissertation Awards
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
The Use of Virtual Reality to Induce and Assess Nicotine Craving $335,352
University of California, San Diego High Impact Pilot Award
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation
The Impact of Recreational Marijuana Legalization on Tobacco and Marijuana Co-Use $1,091,974
University of California, San Francisco High Impact Research Project Award
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation