THE SCIENCE OF  LEADERSHIP Annual Report 2018
Leadership is at the core of our mission. We do not simply fund cancer research. We identify and enable new generations of...
INTRODUCING  Our Next Leader When our Fellowship Award Committee selected Yung S. Lie, PhD, as a Damon Runyon Fellow in 20...
LO R RA I N E W. EGA N   EIGHTEEN YEARS O F E XT RAO R D I N A RY LEADERSHIP  In the scientific community, Damon Runyon is...
EXECUTIVE Q A  Reflections on Leadership The following are edited excerpts from an interview with Lorraine W. Egan, curren...
As a scientist and former award recipient, Yung is the ideal person to lead our organization. She completely understands o...
OUR SCIENTISTS  The Science of Identifying Future Leaders Twelve scientists funded by Damon Runyon have received the Nobel...
the outcomes of the work are going to be. The person who   s working on breast cancer might break the back of some other c...
OUR SCIENTISTS  Grooming Future Leaders Mentorship is a critical part of enabling young scientists to reach their highest ...
Elaine has this exquisite ability, like an oracle, to see where the field is going and navigate in that direction. That is...
OUR SCIENTISTS  Successful Leadership    Our Ultimate Goal  Je R K a lo in m p  Damon Runyon has countless examples of sci...
I remember the day that Dr. Wolchok walked in with the scans saying,    The tumors are gone     I cried, and he said,    W...
DAMON RUNYON CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION  Board of Directors  VICE CHAIR Scientific Programs  VICE CHAIR Audit and Secretar...
Noah Knauf General Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield   Byers Menlo Park, California Gabrielle Layton, PhD Palo Alto, Califo...
Bay Area Committee Carson Eltoukhy Atherton, California  Connie Lurie Atherton, California  Judy Swanson Hillsborough, Cal...
Award Programs In FY2018, Damon Runyon awarded nearly  18.3 million to 69 newly selected, exceptional scientists.  D A M O...
DAMON RUNYON-RACHLEFF  Innovation Award Committee CHAIR  Kenneth W. Kinzler, PhD Professor of Oncology Director, Ludwig Ce...
DAMON RUNYON-RACHLEFF  Innovation Awards CA L I FO R N I A  N EW YO R K  N O RT H CA R O L I N A  Rushika M. Perera, PhD M...
DAMON RUNYON  Clinical Investigator Award Committee CHAIR  Charles L. Sawyers, MD Chair, Human Oncology and   Pathogenesis...
DAMON RUNYON  Clinical Investigator Awards CA L I FO R N I A  M I SS O U R I  Ami S. Bhatt, MD, PhD Applying microbiome-ba...
DAMON RUNYON  Clinical Investigator Award Continuation Grants CA L I FO R N I A  L. Elizabeth Budde, MD, PhD Targeting CD1...
DAMON RUNYON  Fellowship Award Committee  continued   Richard Gregory, PhD Professor Department of Biological Chemistry   ...
DAMON RUNYON  Fellowship Awards CA L I FO R N I A Salk Institute  Corina E. Antal, PhD Robert Black Fellow  Stromal reprog...
University of California, Los Angeles  Magdalena E. Potok, PhD The relationship between epigenetic gene silencing, nuclear...
M A RY L A N D Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  Xintong Dong, PhD HHMI Fellow  Investigating ligand-receptor i...
Damon Runyon Fellows are incredibly enthusiastic. They are the brightest minds out there, the leaders of the scientific co...
Lacy J. Barton, PhD  M I C H I GA N  Cornell University  University of Michigan  Sudeep Banjade, PhD  Swathi Yadlapalli, P...
Weill Cornell Medicine  Eric E. Gardner, PharmD, PhD     Kenneth G. and Elaine A. Langone Fellow  Interrogating lung adeno...
DAMON RUNYON-SOHN  Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award Committee CHAIR  Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD Chair, Department of Pediatr...
DAMON RUNYON-SOHN  Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Awards CA L I FO R N I A    zlem Aksoy, PhD Understanding the role of trans...
DAMON RUNYON-DALE F. FREY AWARD  for Breakthrough Scientists Ryan D. Baldridge, PhD  Investigating the mechanism of retro-...
DAMON RUNYON  Physician-Scientist Training Awards Pavan Bachireddy, MD Coevolution of tumor and T cell heterogeneity follo...
Thank You to Our Donors Your support this year enabled us to invest nearly  18.3 million in the next generation of leading...
Events   Broadway Tickets  2 0 1 8 A N N U A L B R E A K FA S T  R U N YO N 5 K AT YA N K E E S TA D I U M  Our 2018 Annua...
Sponsored Awards We are fortunate to have individual, foundation, and corporate sponsors who have partnered with us to lau...
Daniel H. Lin, PhD Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Alesia N. McKeown, PhD University of Utah School of Medicin...
Kathryn R. Taylor, PhD Stanford University School of Medicine  DA M O N R U N YO N P H YS I C I A N SCIENTIST TRAINING AWA...
Our Contributors The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation acknowledges the generosity of the many donors who supported ...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS  CONTINUED  Angela and Noah Knauf Brigette Lau and   Chamath Palihapitiya The Lichtenberger Foundation An...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS  CONTINUED  Bismarck Capital, LLC Richard Blair Mindee Blanco Bob Blau BLL Foundation Steven Bloch Harold...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS  CONTINUED  David Fleishhacker Philip Floyd Alan Franco Roxanne Frank Kimberly G. Frankenthal Amy and Wen...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS  CONTINUED  Gail and Richard Maidman Alix Mann Marble Fund, Inc. Michael Marquardt Julie and Gerald Marsh...
OUR CONTRIBUTORS  CONTINUED  Amy Smith Jeff Smith Estate of Lidie Anne Smith Estate of Mildred A. Smith Marie-Noelle and J...
Broadway Premier Circle The Broadway Premier Circle is a group of loyal Damon Runyon Broadway Tickets customers who have m...
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Financial Summary Fiscal Year 2018 As in previous years, the financial activities of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foun...
100  OF YOUR DONATION FUNDS BRILLIANT SCIENTISTS. We pay our low overhead from Damon Runyon Broadway Tickets and our endow...
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