Notes from the Field

AICR-supported scientists come from universities, research centers and universities across the country. Here are some of their stories.

Sanjay M. Mallya
Scientist in the Spotlight: Sanjay M. Mallya
Today, little is known about vitamin D's role in mouth, tongue and other oral cancers. With AICR support, oral radiologist and biologist Sanja Mallya’s lab studies are revealing vitamin D’s affect on oral cell differentiation and proliferation, hallmarks of cancer...

Piyali Dasgupta
Investigating Capsaicin and Chemotherapy
In lab studies, AICR grantee Piyali Dasgupta, PhD, is gaining clues into how capsaicin, the active ingredient in chile peppers, may improve treatment for small cell lung cancer.

Henk DeFeyter
Scientist in the Spotlight: Henk De Feyter
An AICR-funded researcher, Henk De Feyter, PhD, uses a novel imaging technique called magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy to better understand how metabolic changes and diet may help treat brain tumors.

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Meet Our 2015 Grantees
Meet our new grantees and get to know the research you helped fund! Their studies hold promise for making a real difference in how to prevent and survive cancer.

Scientist in the Spotlight: Susan R. Sturgeon
An AICR grantee, Susan R. Sturgeon is working on identifying prevention strategies for hormonally related cancers in women, including breast cancer, and she is particularly interested in nutritional interventions.

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