The William Raveis Charitable Fund Fellowships


Ride + Walk Proceeds

Every year, all proceeds from the William Raveis Ride + Walk go to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.  With this money, Damon Runyon was able to create research grants for very deserving scientists.  These grants have been named The William Raveis Charitable Fund Fellowships.

2016 Recipients

   Aaron Viny, MD

   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
   Cancer Type: Leukemia




   Zhuobin (Ben) Liang, PhD

   Yale University, New Haven
Cancer Type: Blood





2017 Recipients


   Jason M. Crawford, PhD

   Yale University, New Haven
   Cancer Type: Colorectal Cancer

   "Elucidating the bacterial determinants of colorectal cancer"


   Lydia Finley, PhD

   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
   Cancer Type: All Cancers

   "Metabolic regulation of cell fate decisions"




   Benjamin L. Martin, PhD and David Q. Matus, PhD

   Stony Brook University, Stony Brook
   Cancer Type
: All Cancers 

   "Cell cycle regulation of cellular behaviors associated with cancer metastasis"


   Harihar Basnet, PhD

   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

   "Identifying determinants of latency in brain metastatic breast cancer cells"



   Lindsay M. LaFave, PhD

   Massachusetts Institutes of Technology, Cambridge
   Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

   "Investigating epigenetic mechanisms of transformation in SWI/SNF-mutant non-small cell lung cancer”


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