Funding Opportunities

Cancer Research Funding for Investigators at Washington University and Consortium Partners

Siteman Investment Program – Format for Internal Siteman Funding

The Siteman Investment Program is designed to award pilot funding to faculty investigators to support pioneering cancer research and produce data to leverage further external peer reviewed funding.

The Cancer Frontier Fund, an initiative of the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the SCC Research and Career Development Awards, and the Breast Cancer Research and Career Development Awards are now incorporated under one program to be offered two times per year. Click on the SIP link below for more information. The ACS-IRG review is conducted by a sub-committee of the SIP Study Section but maintains a separate timeline.

2015 Review Committee Members

Internal Funding Opportunities

2015 Cycle 2 Siteman Investment Program (SIP) Awardees

Pre-RO1 Award, $200,000 over two years

kim_albertAlbert Kim, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Regulation of glioblastoma stem-like cells by CDC20-Anaphase-Promoting Complex

lim_kianKian Lim, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Deactivating the Innate Immune Defense Mechanism of Pancreatic Cancer


Teague_RyanRyan Teague, PhD, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, St. Louis University
Exploring T cell diversity as a novel mechanism for cancer immunotherapy

Pre-R01 Award, $100,000 over one year

Ippolito_JosephJoseph Ippolito, MD, PhD, Instructor, Radiology
Characterizing the Effects of Sexual Dimorphism on Glioma Metabolism

Pre-R01 Award, $68,640 over one year

Graham Colditz, MD, Professor, Surgery
Premenopausal plasma carotenoids and incident premalignant breast diseases

Pre-R01 Multi-PI, $400,000 over two years

Jeffrey Milbrandt, MD, PhD, Professor, Genetics; and Aaron DiAntonio, MD, PhD, Professor, Developmental Biology
Axonal maintenance for prevention of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Pre-PPG Award, $800,000 over two years

Greg Longmore, PhD, Professor, Internal Medicine
Tumor-Environment Communication Regulating Metastasis

Pre-SPORE, $400,000 over two years

William Gillanders, MD, Professor, Surgery
Siteman Cancer Center Breast Cancer SPORE

Internal Competitions

Siteman’s research administration office is available to consult with investigators regarding funding opportunities for research. For more information, contact Paige Isom at or 314-454-8981.