Bridge Funding Award

Bridge Funding Awardees

Federal funding for research is tighter than ever, and often researchers do not get funded on their first try with a new proposal. The purpose of Bridge Funding is to allow researchers to produce data needed to substantiate their proposal resubmission to federal funding agencies for a promising new research project. In order to be competitive, resubmitted proposals must include solid data and address the concerns of expert reviewers. The Rivkin Center provides interim funding of up to $30,000 for six months to researchers who have submitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or an original proposal to the Department of Defense (DoD) pertaining to ovarian cancer and who were not funded but received a score close to the funding threshold. With more data, ovarian cancer researchers stand a better chance of being successfully funded with a stronger, resubmitted proposal.

This award category was launched in 2014 with a lead gift from Margaret Sherman.

  • 2019
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  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
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  • 2007
  • 2006
  • Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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    Yunfei Wen, PhD

    Yunfei Wen, PhD


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    Yang Yang-Hartwich, PhD

    Yale University
    Cookie Laughlin Bridge Funding Award

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    Cheng Wang, PhD

    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Barbara Learned Bridge Funding Award

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    Paul Campagnola, PhD

    University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Joanie Warner Bridge Funding Award

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    Jia Liu, PhD

    University of Arkansas for Medical Science
    Cookie Laughlin Bridge Funding Award

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    Manish Patankar, PhD

    University of Wisconsin
    Lynda's Fund Bridge Award

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    Bo Yu, MD

    University of Washington
    Cookie Laughlin Bridge Funding Award

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    Srinivas Sridhar, PhD

    Northeastern University

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    Adam Karpf, PhD

    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Kirwin-Hinton Bridge Funding Award

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    Rosana Risques, PhD

    University of Washington

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