“Cancer doesn't stop."

Support from VeloSano Victors is the catalyst to turn an innovative research idea into an effective therapy or even a cure for patients with cancer now and in the future. Dale Shepard, MD, PhD, FACP Director, Taussig Cancer Institute Phase I and Sarcoma Programs Medical Director, VeloSano President, Cleveland Clinic Alumni Association

VeloSano Victors are individuals who give $100,000, or a $1M+ irrevocable estate gift, in support of a VeloSano Pilot Award. As a member of the VeloSano Victors Circle, individuals receive the opportunity to name one VeloSano Pilot Award, in memory of a loved one, in honor of a VeloSano "Bike to Cure" team, etc.

VeloSano Victors 2020

Béla Szigethy VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Maria Szigethy

Hypoxia-Regulated IncRNA in Glioblastoma Progression | Jennifer Yu, MD, PHD

Brian and Diana Taussig VeloSano Pilot Award in honor of Amanda Maggiotto

Tissue Perfusion and Complications in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Surgery | Nathan Mesko, MD

Harry H. Esbenshade VeloSano Pilot Award

Fertility Potential Preservation in Boys Facing Infertility-Causing Diseases or Treatment Regimens with Testicular Tissue Freezing | Sarah Vij, MD

Joanne and Margaret Cohen Families VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Rosalie, Morton & Carl Cohen

Oligoadenylate Synthetases, a Novel Therapeutic Target in Myeloid Neoplasms | Babal Jha, PhD

Matthew and Stacey Litzler VeloSano Pilot Award

Myeloid neoplasms as a Global Spliceopathy: Implications for Molecular and Immune Pathogenesis | Richard Padgett, PhD

Sandy’s Domestiques VeloSano Pilot Award

SMC2 Regulation of Chromosomal Instability in Triple Negative Breast Cancer | Ruth Keri, PhD

Stewart A. Kohl VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Philip H. Kohl

Metabolic and Epigenetic Effects of Mitochondrial Transfer in Glioblastoma | Justin Lathia, PhD

William C. Mulligan VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Stuart M. Schreiber

3D HoloFusion for Percutaneous Multiprobe Ablation of Tumors | Charles Martin III, MD

VeloSano Victors 2021

Barbara Kerscher VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Robert D. Kerscher in honor of Dr. Lilyana Angelov

Elucidating the Metabolic Impact of Isocaloric, Controlled, Mediterranean-Type Diets in Treatment-Naïve Men with Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance (DINE study) | Nima Sharifi, MD

Karen and Paul Dolan VeloSano Pilot Award

Cell Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Utilizing Reprogrammed T Lymphocytes | Marcela Diaz- Montero, PhD

Magden Family VeloSano Pilot Award

Enabling Quantum Evolutionary Control in Cancer to Promote Drug Sensitivity | Jacob Scott, MD, DPhil

The Gross Family VeloSano Pilot Award in memory of Morton J. Gross

Epigenetic Dysregulation of DNAJB6 Isoform Expression Contributes to Breast Cancer Invasion and Metastasis | Angela Ting, PhD

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Impact of Your Support

Since 2014, VeloSano has raised nearly $30 million supporting 200+ cancer research projects. Those projects often go on to earn research grants from the National Institutes of Health and elsewhere. The total return from additional external funding now surpasses $22 million, making the total impact of VeloSano more than $52 million.

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