Where does the money go?
EIF’s NCCRA funding supports cutting-edge research at several leading institutions conducted by world-class scientists working on prevention, diagnostic tools, treatment, and, ultimately, a cure for colorectal cancer:
Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph.D
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
With EIF seed funding, Dr. Dennis Slamon’s research at the Jonsson Cancer Center at UCLA focused on studying specific genetic alterations associated with the development and progression of colorectal cancer. By focusing on a specific area of the chromosome associated with colon cancer, called 20-q, Dr. Slamon and his team have identified ten possible candidate ...