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Donald T Fox

Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
3813, C318 LSRC, Durham, NC 27710
DUMC Box 3813, Levine Science Research Center, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


BII: Polyploidy: Integration Across Scales and Biological Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Florida · 2024 - 2030

The Duke Preparing Research scholars In bioMEdical sciences (PRIME): Cancer Research Program

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Duke Preparing Research Scholars in Biomedical Sciences- Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2027

BII: Polyploidy: Integration Across Scales and Biological Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Florida · 2024 - 2030

The Duke Preparing Research scholars In bioMEdical sciences (PRIME): Cancer Research Program

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Duke Preparing Research Scholars in Biomedical Sciences- Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2027

Broken chromosome segregation during mitosis: a Drosophila model

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2026

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Polyploidy after tissue injury: a Drosophila model

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2025

Transposable element mobilization during spermatogenesis in Drosophila

FellowshipCo-Sponsor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Genetic and Genomics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Developmental and Injury Regulation of Polyploidy in the Drosophila Heart

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2023 - 2024

Transmission electron microscope (TEM)

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Exploring the role of polyploidy in tumor progression

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Polyploidy in Cardiac Development and Tissue Repair in Drosophila

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Mining biology's extremes for new space radiation resistance strategies

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Baylor College of Medicine · 2017 - 2020

Genetics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1979 - 2020

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

Pharmacological Sciences Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEParticipating Faculty Member · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

Hypertrophy vs. Proliferation Following Tissue Injury: A Drosophila Model

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2015 - 2019

Impact of polyploidy on establishing an HIV-1 reservoir in the kidney

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Alabama at Birmingham · 2014 - 2017

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Codon-Dependent Regulation of Ras: A New Frontier In Cancer Biology · July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020 American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant
Seed Grant: Emerging Leaders in Genetics and Genomics · 2021 PI · Duke Office for Faculty Advancement