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

The research, Triple-negative breast cancer metastasis involves complex epithelial-mesenchymal transition dynamics and requires vimentin, includes work by Andrew Ewald, PhD, with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a researcher with whom JKTG has worked on several projects.

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