University of Florida Neuroscientists Have Received Grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation (UF Health Cancer Center)

University of Florida Neuroscientists Have Received Grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. The goal of the foundation is to support physician-scientists looking for new and better cures for childhood cancer.

Loic Deleyrolle, Ph.D., a research assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of neurosurgery, was awarded a $100,000 St. Baldrick’s research grant in July for a year-long research project that has the goal of enhancing the T cell’s ability to compete for glucose to achieve greater anti-tumor immunity.

Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics, was awarded a St. Baldrick’s Scholar grant, a multi-year award for early career professionals pursuing exciting research. Sayour was first awarded the $75,000 grant in 2016 and, based on progress to date, he was awarded an extension in 2019 to fund an additional year.

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