Research and Grants Committee

Gateway for Cancer Research utilizes the expertise of our Research and Grants Committee to ensure that the organization only funds the most impactful clinical trials. This external body of oncology research experts is comprised of renowned clinicians, researchers, patient advocates, and other peer review colleagues. The Committee reviews each grant proposal received by Gateway for scientific merit, fiscal prudence, and alignment with the mission of Gateway.

Scientific Reviewers

Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD
The James, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Emanuel Petricoin, PhD
George Mason University

Edward Kim, MD, MBA
Levine Cancer Institute

Alberto Pappo, MD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Timothy Fleming, PhD
Norton Thoracic Institute

Ronald Morton, MD, FACS
American Medical Systems

Jordi Rodon Ahnert, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Vivek Subbiah, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Patient Advocates

Mary Lou Smith, JD, MBA
Research Advocacy Network

Rich Rieger
Alvarez & Marsal

Fund One Day

It costs just $19.62 per patient per day in a Gateway-funded cancer clinical trial.

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