2017 AWARDEES

Michael Gorin, M.D.
Departments of Urology
A Phase II Study to Evaluate the Performance of PSMA-targeted 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT for the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Men with an Elevated PSA

Michael Johnson, M.D.
Department of Oncology
Digital Technologies for Remote Prsotate Cancer Care

Paula Hurley, Ph.D.
Departments of Urology and Oncology
Mismatch Repair and Mutational Burden as a Predictor of Therapeutic Response

Sharon Gerecht, Ph.D
Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Oxygen-Controllable Hydrogel to Study Prostate Cancer Invasiveness and Potential Therapeutics

Jun Luo, Ph.D.
Departments of Urology
High-resolution survey of the AR splice variant landscape

Peter Searson, Ph.D.
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering
A pilot study of remote monitoring to improve health related quality of life after surgery for prostate cancer

Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D.
Departments of Urology, Mechanical Engineering, Neurosurgery, Oncology
A novel Type of Ultrasound probe for prostate needle access: First Clinical Trial

Angelo De Marzo, M.D.
Department of Pathology
Development and Characterization of Innovative Rat Models of Lethal Human Prostate Adenocarcinoma

Angelo De Marzo, M.D.
Departments of Radiation Oncology & Molecular Radiation Sciences
Inducing double strand breaks with ar partial agonists for selective sensitization to radiation therapy

Alex Baras, M.D., Ph.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar,
Departments of Pathology, Urology, and Oncology

W. Nathaniel Brennen, Ph.D.
The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar,
Department of Oncology

Misop Han, M.D.
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar,
Department of Urology

Paula Hurley, Ph.D.
The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar,
Departments of Urology and Oncology

William Isaacs, Ph.D
The Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar,
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Michael H. Johnson, M.D.
The Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar,
Department of Urology

Marikki Laiho, M.D., Ph.D.
The Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar,
Departments of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and Oncology

Shawn Lupold, Ph.D.
The Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar,
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Karen Sfanos, M.S., Ph.D.
The Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar,
Departments of Pathology, Oncology, and Urology

Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D.
The Thomas C. Quirt and Jack W. Shay Scholar,
Departments of Urology, Mechanical Engineering, Neurosurgery, Oncology

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.,
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar,
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Misop Han, M.D.,
The Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar,
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Sushant Kachhap, Ph.D.,
Department of Oncology

Anthony K.L. Leung, Ph.D.,
The Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar,
Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Oncology

Sangeeta Ray, Ph.D.,
The Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar,
Department of Radiology and Radiological Science

Linda Resar, M.D.,
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar,
Departments of Medicine, Oncology, and Institute for Cellular Engineering

Ashley Ross, M.D., Ph.D.,
The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar,
Departments of Urology, Oncology and Pathology

Daniel Thorek, Ph.D.,
Department of Radiology

Raphael Viscidi, M.D.,
The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar,
Departments of Pediatrics and Oncology

Hui Zhang, Ph.D.,
The Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar,
Department of Pathology

Angelo De Marzo, M.D.,
The Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar

Theodore L. DeWeese, M.D.,
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar

Christopher Heaphy, Ph.D.,
The Dr.and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar

Paula Hurley, Ph.D.,
The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar

Jun Luo, Ph.D.,
The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar

Ben Ho Park, Ph.D.,
The Irene andBernard L. Schwartz Scholar

Venu Raman, Ph.D.,
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar

Scott Zeger, Ph.D.,
The Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar

Stephen Gould, Ph.D.

Hans-Joerg Hammers, M.D., Ph.D.,
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar

Daniel Leahy, Ph.D.,
The Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar

Barry Nelkin, Ph.D.

Karen Sfanos, Ph.D.,
The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar

Phuoc Tran, M.D., Ph.D.,
The Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar

Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian, M.D., Ph.D.,
The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar

2013 Awardees, receiving 2nd year of funding


Michael Caterina, M.D., Ph.D.

Samuel Denmeade, M.D.,
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar

Michael Caterina, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Biological Chemistry

Samuel Denmeade, M.D.
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Departments of Oncology, Pharmacology &
Molecular Sciences, Urology, Chemical &
Biomolecular Engineering

Alan Friedman, M.D,

Departments of Oncology and Pediatrics,
Division of Pediatric Oncology

William B. Isaacs, Ph.D.

Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Marikki Laiho, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Radiation Oncology,
Division of Molecular Radiation Sciences

Shawn Lupold, Ph.D.

The Nancy and Jim O'Neal Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Martin Pomper, M.D., Ph.D.

Prostate Cancer Team Scholar
Departments of Radiology, Pharmacology,
Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Psychology and
Environmental Health Sciences in the School of
Public Health

Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

The Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Departments of Urology, Medical Oncology,
Cellular & Molecular Medicine

Lori Sokoll, Ph.D.

Prostate Cancer Team Scholar
Departments of Pathology, Oncology, and Urology

Dan Stoianoivici, Ph.D.

The Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar
Departments of Urology, Mechanical
Engineering, and Neurosurgery

 2012 Awardees, receiving 2nd year of funding


Mohamad E. Allaf, M.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Departments of Urology, Oncology, and
Biomedical Engineering

Trinity Bivalacqua, M.D., Ph.D.

Prostate Cancer Team Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Gerald W. Hart, Ph.D.

The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Biochemistry, Cellular &
Molecular Biology

John T. Isaacs, Ph.D.

The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Phuoc Tran, M.D., Ph.D.

The Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Radiation Oncology &
Molecular Radiation Sciences

Mohamad E. Allaf, M.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Departments of Urology, Oncology, and Biomedical Engineering


Trinity Bivalacqua, M.D., Ph.D.
Prostate Cancer Team Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology


Gerald W. Hart, Ph.D.
The Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Biological Chemistry


John T. Isaacs, Ph.D.
The R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology


Phuoc Tran, M.D., Ph.D.
The Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

The 2011 Awardees in their Second Year of Funding

Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D.
The Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar
Departments of Oncology, Immunology, and Urology


William B. Isaacs, Ph.D.
The Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology


Prakash Kulkarni, Ph.D.
The Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Department of Urology


Jun Luo, Ph.D.
The Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Department of Urology


Alan Meeker, Ph.D.
The Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar
Departments of Pathology and Urology

Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D.
Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar
Department of Oncology

William B. Isaacs, Ph.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Prakash Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Department of Urology

Jun Luo, Ph.D.
Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Department of Urology

Alan Meeker, Ph.D.

Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar
Departments of Pathology and Urology

David Shortle, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Biological Chemistry

Mario Eisenberger, M.D.
Departments of Oncology and Urology

Paula Hurley, Ph.D.
Department of Urology

Receiving their second year of funding are these

Angelo M. De Marzo, M.D., Ph.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Department of Pathology

Peter N. Devreotes, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Shawn Lupold, Ph.D.
Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Urology

Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health

Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.
R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Departments of Urology, Medical Oncology,
and Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Oncology

William B. Isaacs, Ph.D.
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Departments of Urology and Oncology

Marikki K. Laiho, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Molecular Radiation Sciences
Department of Radiation Oncology

William G. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar
Department of Oncology

Edward M. Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.
Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar
Department of Urology

Bruce J. Trock, Ph.D.
Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Department of Urology

Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Department of Oncology

Hui Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology
Arthur Burnett, M.D.
Department of Urology

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Department of Urology

Angelo De Marzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Pathology

Jun Luo, Ph.D.
Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Urology

Alan Meeker, Ph.D.
Departments of Urology and Oncology

George Netto, M.D.
Department of Pathology

Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D.
R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Department of Urology

Arthur Burnett, M.D.
Department of Urology

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Department of Urology

Robert Casero, Ph.D.
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Department of Oncology

Angelo De Marzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Pathology

Mark Gonzalgo, M.D., Ph.D.
Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar
Department of Urology

Sheila Gonzalgo, M.D., M.P.H.
Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Department of Medicine, Division of
Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Jun Luo, Ph.D.
Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Urology


Shawn Lupold, Ph.D.
Virginia and Warren Schwerin Scholar
Department of Urology

Alan Meeker, Ph.D.
Departments of Urology and Oncology

George Netto, M.D.
Department of Pathology

Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D.
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health

Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D.
R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Departments of Urology and Mechanical
Engineering

Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Department of Oncology

Dimitri Artemov, Ph.D.
Beth W. and A. Ross Myers Scholar
Department of Radiology

David Berman, M.D, Ph.D.
R. Christian B. Evensen Scholar
Department of Pathology

Robert Casero, Ph.D.
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Scholar
Department of Oncology

Angelo M. De Marzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing Scholar
Department of Pathology

Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D.
Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey Scholar
Department of Oncology

Mark L. Gonzalgo, M.D., Ph.D.
Nancy and Jim O’Neal Scholar
Department of Urology

Sheila Gonzalgo, M.D., M.P.H.
Carolyn and Bill Stutt Scholar
Department of Medicine, Division of
Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

John T. Isaacs, Ph.D.
Department of Oncology

Jun Liu, Ph.D.
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Scholar
Department of Pharmacolog

Dimitri Artemov, Ph.D.
Department of Radiology


David Berman, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology


Robert Casero, Ph.D.
Department of Oncology


Angelo M. DeMarzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology


Charles Drake, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Oncology


Mark L. Gonzalgo, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Urology


Sheila Gonzalgo, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric
Medicine and Gerontology


John T. Isaacs, Ph.D.
Department of Oncology


Jun Liu, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology


Shawn Lupold, Ph.D.
Department of Urology


William G. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Oncology


Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D.
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health


Martin Pomper, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Radiology