The role of the Administrative Core in this Program is to facilitate the science, manage all aspects of the finances, and provide oversight for compliance. As the Core Leader, Dr. Nishimura has established a group of External Advisors which consists of outstanding scientists with unique expertise in each area of the Program. This includes general tumor immunology, T cell biology, TCR gene transfer, autoimmunity against melanocytes, adoptive T cell transfer clinical trial and biostatistics. Also, he has assembled a group of internal advisors with specific scientific, program project, and administrative expertise to assist with the management of the Program. And finally, Dr. Nishimura has assembled an administrative staff with expertise in procurement, grants accounting/management, and compliance to manage the Program. These functions are essential to the smooth operation of the Program.

Public Health Relevance

This Core will provide administrative support for the entire Program. This includes facilitating the research, purchasing of supplies, accounting, compliance oversight, and general administrative assistance.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
5P01CA154778-02
Application #
8555362
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-J (M1))
Project Start
2011-09-21
Project End
2016-08-31
Budget Start
2012-09-01
Budget End
2013-08-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$189,475
Indirect Cost
$78,346
Name
Loyola University Chicago
Department
Type
DUNS #
791277940
City
Maywood
State
IL
Country
United States
Zip Code
60153
Wang, Yuan; Singh, Nishant K; Spear, Timothy T et al. (2017) How an alloreactive T-cell receptor achieves peptide and MHC specificity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114:E4792-E4801
Spear, Timothy T; Wang, Yuan; Foley, Kendra C et al. (2017) Critical biological parameters modulate affinity as a determinant of function in T-cell receptor gene-modified T-cells. Cancer Immunol Immunother 66:1411-1424
Foley, Kendra C; Spear, Timothy T; Murray, David C et al. (2017) HCV T Cell Receptor Chain Modifications to Enhance Expression, Pairing, and Antigen Recognition in T Cells for Adoptive Transfer. Mol Ther Oncolytics 5:105-115
Spear, Timothy T; Callender, Glenda G; Roszkowski, Jeffrey J et al. (2016) TCR gene-modified T cells can efficiently treat established hepatitis C-associated hepatocellular carcinoma tumors. Cancer Immunol Immunother 65:293-304
Banerjee, Anirban; Thyagarajan, Krishnamurthy; Chatterjee, Shilpak et al. (2016) Lack of p53 Augments Antitumor Functions in Cytolytic T Cells. Cancer Res 76:5229-5240
Blevins, Sydney J; Pierce, Brian G; Singh, Nishant K et al. (2016) How structural adaptability exists alongside HLA-A2 bias in the human ?? TCR repertoire. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:E1276-85
Klarquist, Jared; Eby, Jonathan M; Henning, Steven W et al. (2016) Functional cloning of a gp100-reactive T-cell receptor from vitiligo patient skin. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 29:379-84
Hellman, Lance M; Yin, Liusong; Wang, Yuan et al. (2016) Differential scanning fluorimetry based assessments of the thermal and kinetic stability of peptide-MHC complexes. J Immunol Methods 432:95-101
Spear, Timothy T; Nagato, Kaoru; Nishimura, Michael I (2016) Strategies to genetically engineer T cells for cancer immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother 65:631-49
Sandri, Sara; Bobisse, Sara; Moxley, Kelly et al. (2016) Feasibility of Telomerase-Specific Adoptive T-cell Therapy for B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Solid Malignancies. Cancer Res 76:2540-51

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