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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Translational Research Disease Group

Understanding the genetic alterations that lead to melanoma and skin cancer is essential to fighting the disease. At Fox Chase, a multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians meets regularly to review translational research initiatives to identify and characterize new biomarkers of melanoma and skin cancer that lead to new, innovative prevention and targeted therapy options for our patients.

Faculty Group Members

Siddharth Balachandran, PhD
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Daniel Bassi, PhD
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Alfonso Bellacosa, MD, PhDAlfonso Bellacosa, MD, PhD
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Kerry S. Campbell, PhDKerry Campbell, PhD
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Jonathan Chernoff, MD, PhD
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Richard Katz, PhD
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Eric A. Ross, PhD, ScMEric Ross, PhD, ScM
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Joseph Testa, PhDJoseph Testa, PhD, FACMG
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Hong Wu, MD, PhD
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M. Raza Zaidi, PhDRaza Zaidi, PhD
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Research Faculty
  • Harvey Hensely

Clinical and research fellows are welcome to attend this TRDG meeting. Also, any faculty who have an interest in participation please communicate with Alison Conn.

Funding Opportunities

Support for our research initiatives allows Fox Chase to have a continued stake in the future of translational research, and the Center encourages our researchers and clinician to apply for grant funding to advance the mission to prevail over cancer. Below is a list of current research funding opportunities:

NCI Clinical and Translation Exploratory/Development Studies (R21)

NCI SPORE Program opportunities

NCI U01 Program opportunities

NCI P01 Program opportunities

Giving

As a nonprofit institution, support from donors allows Fox Chase to remain one of the top cancer research and treatment centers in the country. Through donations, planned gifts, and membership to our giving societies, our supporters ensure Fox Chase remains at the forefront of melanoma and skin cancer research and novel treatment options that save lives.

To give to the melanoma and skin cancer research program, visit foxchase.org/giving.

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