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Peer Review Committee

All of our funding decisions are guided by our Peer Review Committee. This group of doctors, scientists, and researchers are charged with advising CURE in scientific matters pertaining to childhood cancer. They conduct a thorough review of all research proposals to assess both scientific merit and alignment with CURE’s goals. Together they offer guidance to ensure every dollar we invest in research is spent wisely and affords the best chance that one day, every child diagnosed with cancer receives a safe and effective treatment.

The CURE Childhood Cancer is proud to present the current Peer Review Committee:

Mark Applebaum, MD
University of Chicago, Assistant Professor

Kelly Bailey, MD PhD
University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Brian Belyea, MD
University of Virginia, Associate Professor

Scott C. Borinstein, MD PhD  
Vanderbilt University, Associate Professor

Christian Capitini, MD
University of Wisconsin, Associate Professor

Michael Deel, MD
Duke University, Assistant Professor

Emily Greengard, MD
University of Minnesota, Assistant Professor

Tanja Gruber, MD
Stanford University, Professor

Benjamin Huang, MD
University of California, San Francisco, Assistant Professor

Matthew Kutny, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Associate Professor

Siddhartha Mitra, PhD
University of Colorado, Assistant Professor

Jamy C Peng, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty

William Phelps, PhD

Andrea Piunti, PhD
University of Chicago, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Michele S. Redell, MD PhD
Baylor University, Associate Professor

Zachary Reitman, MD PhD
Duke University, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology