Biology of the Breast Cell: the basic science of the disease: Biology of the Normal Breast

Research exploring aspects of normal breast biology (e.g., aging) that are linked to the earliest stages of breast cancer, and which could provide insights into new approaches to prevent, detect, or treat the disease.


Examining Metastatic Potential in Mammary Stem Cells 2012 (Cycle 18)
  University of California, San Diego   $150,000
  Award Type: IDEA
 
The Role of Clim Proteins in Breast Cancer 2010 (Cycle 16)
  University of California, Irvine   $37,961
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
A Genetic System for Identification of Mammary Stem Cells 2009 (Cycle 15)
  Salk Institute for Biological Studies   $76,000
  Award Type: Dissertation
 
Novel Tumor Suppressors in Breast Development and Cancer 2009 (Cycle 15)
  Stanford University   $230,373
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Regulation of Breast Stem-Progenitor Cell Chromatin by Pygo2 2008 (Cycle 14)
  University of California, Irvine   $135,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Cytoskeletal Regulation of Invading Breast Cells 2007 (Cycle 13)
  University of California, San Francisco   $20,123
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Telomerase, Mammary Stem Cells, and Breast Cancer 2007 (Cycle 13)
  Stanford University   $360,277
  Award Type: IDEA-competitive renewal
 
Novel Regulation of the Rb Pathway in Breast Epithelium 2007 (Cycle 13)
  Stanford University   $74,808
  Award Type: Dissertation
 
Isolation of Cancer Precursors from Normal Human Breasts 2006 (Cycle 12)
  University of California, San Francisco   $45,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
A New Marker for Mammary Epithelial Stem Cells? 2006 (Cycle 12)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $188,827
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Role of Telomerase in Mammary Stem Cell Function 2005 (Cycle 11)
  Stanford University   $236,379
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Regulation of Mammary Epithelial Invasion by MMPs and FGFs 2005 (Cycle 11)
  University of California, San Francisco   $135,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Modulation of TGF-beta Signaling in Mammary Epithelial Cells 2005 (Cycle 11)
  University of California, Irvine   $73,723
  Award Type: Dissertation
 
Identification of BRCA1 Ubiquitylation Targets 2005 (Cycle 11)
  University of California, Irvine   $199,600
  Award Type: IDEA-competitive renewal
 
Epithelial Polarity, Organization and the Angiogenic Switch 2004 (Cycle 10)
  University of California, San Francisco   $75,000
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Discovering Novel Cell-ECM Interactions in Breast Cells 2004 (Cycle 10)
  California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute   $159,939
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Targeting of DNA Methylation in Mammary Epithelial Cells 2004 (Cycle 10)
  Salk Institute for Biological Studies   $87,291
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Protective Role of Estrogen Receptor Beta in Mammary 2004 (Cycle 10)
  University of California, San Francisco   $90,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
The Role of Gli3 in Mouse Embryonic Mammary Gland Formation 2004 (Cycle 10)
  Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles   $90,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Axon Guidance Proteins in Mammary Gland Development 2004 (Cycle 10)
  University of California, Santa Cruz   $449,228
  Award Type: RFA
 
Normal Mammary Biology of Phosphorylated Prolactin 2004 (Cycle 10)
  University of California, Riverside   $541,444
  Award Type: RFA
 
Gene Expression Profiling in the Developing Mammary Gland 2004 (Cycle 10)
  University of California, San Francisco   $60,000
  Award Type: Dissertation
 
Identification of BRCA1 Ubiquitylation Targets 2003 (Cycle IX)
  University of California, Irvine   $75,000
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Alternative pre-mRNA Splicing in Mammary Epithelial Cells 2003 (Cycle IX)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $119,968
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Does Disregulaton of Centrosomes Cause Breast Cancer? 2003 (Cycle IX)
  University of California, San Francisco   $80,000
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Dissection of Signaling Events in the Mammary Gland in Vivo 2003 (Cycle IX)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $86,400
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Role of FGF10 in Early Mouse Mammary Gland Development 2003 (Cycle IX)
  Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles   $446,400
  Award Type: RFA
 
Translational Proteomics of Normal to Benign Breast Disease 2003 (Cycle IX)
  John Wayne Cancer Institute   $188,044
  Award Type: TRC Pilot
 
Early Transitions in Breast Cancer 2003 (Cycle IX)
  University of California, San Francisco   $199,424
  Award Type: STEP
 
Functional Analysis of BORIS, A Novel DNA-binding Protein 2003 (Cycle IX)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $92,426
  Award Type: STEP
 
Steroid Receptor Coactivators in Mammary Gland Development 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $377,450
  Award Type: STEP
 
The Importance of Growth Inhibitory Signals in Normal Breast 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  University of California, Los Angeles   $150,000
  Award Type: STEP
 
Effect of Breast Cell Environment on Repair of DNA Damage 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $80,656
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Understanding Telomere Dynamics in the Breast 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Stanford University   $681,564
  Award Type: RFA
 
Rac/STAT5 Signaling 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $79,824
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Defining a Role for Endothelial Precursor Cells in Breast 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine   $199,174
  Award Type: IDEA
 
Targeting Estrogen Receptors to Mouse Mammary Epithelium 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  University of California, San Francisco   $36,027
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Genetic Alterations in MRI Screen-Detected Breast Lesions 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Stanford University   $145,649
  Award Type: TRC Pilot
 
Statistical Techniques for Breast Biology & Cancer Research 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $792,845
  Award Type: RFA
 
Understanding Aging Effects in the Breast 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $448,730
  Award Type: New Investigator
 
Role of Epimorphin and Progesterone in Breast Development 2002 (Cycle VIII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $23,713
  Award Type: Dissertation
 
Role of Chromatin Regulator in Breast Cell Growth 2001 (Cycle VII)
  University of California, Davis   $286,151
  Award Type: New Investigator
 
Genetic Aspects of Physiological Response During Lactation 2001 (Cycle VII)
  University of California, San Diego   $593,000
  Award Type: RFA
 
Role of IKKa in Mammary Gland Development 2001 (Cycle VII)
  University of California, San Diego   $563,696
  Award Type: RFA
 
Analysis of a Protease Involved in Mammary Development 2001 (Cycle VII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $79,595
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Coactivators in Mammary Gland Development and Tumorigenesis 2001 (Cycle VII)
  Salk Institute for Biological Studies   $86,400
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Telomere Clustering is Lost in Mammary Epithelial Tumors 2001 (Cycle VII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $79,999
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Telomere Dynamics during Breast Development 2001 (Cycle VII)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $157,189
  Award Type: New Investigator
 
Cancer and Complexity: Questions for a New Millenium 2000 (Cycle VI)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $11,760
  Award Type: Joining Forces
 
Method for Measuring Breast Epithelial Turnover in Humans 2000 (Cycle VI)
  University of California, Berkeley   $197,000
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
The Role of N-CoR During Normal Mammary Gland Development 2000 (Cycle VI)
  University of California, San Diego   $75,583
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
A Vascular Restriction of Mammary Tumor Progression 2000 (Cycle VI)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $384,466
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
Genetic Changes in Normal Epithelium of the Cancerous Breast 2000 (Cycle VI)
  California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute   $616,342
  Award Type: RFA
 
Pregnancy and Breast Cancer: an Immunological Connection? 2000 (Cycle VI)
  University of California, San Francisco   $74,600
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
Identification of Novel Id-1 Regulated Genes in Breast Cells 1999 (Cycle V)
  California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute   $75,600
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Hox Genes in Normal Breast Development and Breast Cancer 1999 (Cycle V)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $40,393
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Nitric Oxide and Arginine in Normal and Tumorous Breast 1999 (Cycle V)
  University of California, San Diego   $200,000
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
Cloning of Senescence Genes in Mammary Epithelial Cells 1999 (Cycle V)
  Stanford University   $75,034
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
ACTR/A1B1 in Mammary Gland Development and Tumorigenesis 1999 (Cycle V)
  Salk Institute for Biological Studies   $16,178
  Award Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
 
Role of the POP1 Gene in Breast Cancer Genomic Stability 1999 (Cycle V)
  Stanford University   $112,710
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
Mechanisms of Fluid Transport in Human Mammary Epithelium 1999 (Cycle V)
  University of California, Berkeley   $149,822
  Award Type: IDEAS II
 
A Novel Gene Associated With an Altered Risk of Breast Cance 1998 (Cycle IV)
  University of California, Berkeley   $373,725
  Award Type: RFA
 
Hormonal Regulation of TGF Beta During Mammary Development 1998 (Cycle IV)
  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   $758,817
  Award Type: RFA
 
Regulation of Breast Epithelial Cell Motility by Proteases 1998 (Cycle IV)
  Scripps Research Institute   $464,030
  Award Type: RFA
 
Breast Cancer Chemoprevention by Retinoids 1997 (Cycle III)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $967,300
  Award Type: RFA
 
The Role of PAK2 in Breast Cancer Cell Death 1997 (Cycle III)
  Scripps Research Institute   $529,149
  Award Type: RFA
 
Organochlorine Insecticides and Breast Cancer 1997 (Cycle III)
  University of California, Davis   $106,412
  Award Type: RFA
 
Genetic Repair of Oxidative Damage: Effect of Estrogen 1997 (Cycle III)
  The Burnham Institute for Medical Research   $606,017
  Award Type: RFA
 
Hormonal Control of Normal Breast Tissue 1997 (Cycle III)
  Cancer Research Institute of Contra Costa   $0
  Award Type: RFA