Dr. Daniele Gilkes is assistant professor of oncology, as well as an assistant professor in chemical and molecular engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

This is her first year as a BCRF grantee. Dr. Paul Macklin is an associate professor of intelligent systems engineering, and a member of the Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center at Indiana University.

He’s a BCRF grantee since 2014. Together, Drs. Gilkes and Macklin are part of a collaboration between the BCRF and JKTG Foundation that links computational scientists with biologists.

They recently talked to BCRF about their efforts to gain new insights into tumor growth, metastasis, and the mechanics of drug resistance.

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JKTG Funding @ Work

JKTG Funding @ Work

Research partially funded by the JKTG Foundation recently appeared recently in the journal ‘Cancers’. The research, Post-Hypoxic Cells Promote Metastatic Recurrence after Chemotherapy Treatment in TNBC, includes work by Daniele M. Gilkes, Ph.D., a researcher with whom JKTG has worked on several projects. 

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JKTG Funding @ Work

JKTG Funding @ Work

In 2022, JKTG Foundation work focuses on rethinking health care quality, emerging cancer research, and uses for real-world evidence. Of particular interest is building collaboration by fostering multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research in the area of breast cancer metastasis.

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