Awarded Grants

Since its establishment in 2007, LCFA research grants have funded close to $1 million dollars in lung cancer research in partnership with the largest international clinical society focusing on lung cancer, the IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer).

To attract the best and the brightest to the field of lung cancer, LCFA is committed to supporting young investigators with significant grant funding to pursue a long-term project over the course of multiple years.



Carla Martins, M.D.

Dr. Carla Martins, LCFA 2016 Cancer Research Grant Recipient

Dr Carla Martins was chosen as one recipient of LCFA’s 2016 Lori Monroe Scholarship in Translational Lung Cancer Research which will provide her wi…

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Kellie Smith, M.D.

Dr. Kellie N. Smith, was chosen as one recipient of LCFA’s 2016 Lori Monroe Scholarships in Translational Lung Cancer Research which will provide her with $200,000 over 2 years to pursue her project in immunotherapy.

Dr. Smith, …

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Dr. Daniel Costa, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Costa of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School) received the 2012 LCFA/IASLC Grant in Translational Lung Cancer Research. Dr. Costa has received the $300,000.00 two-year grant, to stud…

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Dr. Jessica Donington, M.D.

Dr. Jessica Donington was chosen as a recipient of one of LCFA’s first scientific research grants. In partnership with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), the LCFA Lung Cancer Research Grant awarded a 2-year…

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Dr. Geoffrey Liu

Dr. Geoffrey Liu was also chosen to receive the second of LCFA’s initial scientific research grants. In partnership with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), the LCFA Lung Cancer Research Grant awarded $39,00…

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Considering the new advances in research, combined with the Moonshot for Cancer Initiative, now is the time to go all in.