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Gerard Conrad Blobe

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Medical Oncology
Duke Box 91004, Durham, NC 27708-1004
B354 Levine Science Research Center, 450 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


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

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

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

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

Medical Scientist Training Program

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

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

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

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

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

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

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

Medical Scientist Training Program

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

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

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

Duke ACS Institutional Research Grant

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. · 2024 - 2026

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

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

Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant

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

Role of ALK4 in Regulating Receptor Trafficking and Pancreatic Cancer Biology

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Role for TbetaRIII Shedding in the Tumor Microenvironment

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

T32 UNC - Duke Immunotherapy Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2021 - 2022

Translational Research in Surgical Oncology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2022

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2022

Role of ALK4 in Pancreatic Cancer Progression

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Cancer Center · 2020 - 2022

Utilizing Nucleic Acid Binding Polymers to Ameliorate Inflammation-driven Metastatic Progression in Breast Cancer

FellowshipMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

TGFBI in the breast cancer microenvironment promotes TGF-B signaling to increase tumor progression

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

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

Melanoma-mediated Dendritic Cell Tolerization and Immune Evasion

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2020

Pharmacology Industry Internships for Ph.D. Students

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEParticipating Faculty Member · Awarded by American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics · 2017 - 2019

Fibulin-3 as a Novel Biomarker and Trget in the Breast Tumor Microenvironment

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation · 2015 - 2018

A Novel Function for ALK4 in Suppressing Breast Cancer Progression

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation · 2015 - 2018

Dissecting ALK4 Function in Cancer Progression

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

The Role of Type III TGF-beta Receptor in ALK1-mediated Tumor Angiogenesis

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

Role of Type III TGF-beta Receptor Shedding in Lung Cancer Initiation and Progression

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2017

Epigenetic Regulation of Neuroblast Differentiation

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2016

Endoglin Regulates Biology and Signal Transduction in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

ResearchMentor · Awarded by HHT Foundation International, Inc. · 2015 - 2016

2014 Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Research Award

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Triangle Community Foundation · 2013 - 2016

The Role of Type III TGF-beta Receptor in the Fibrotic Tumor Stroma

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2016

Cancer Biology Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Cancer Institute · 1993 - 2016

Alex's Million Mile Unrestricted Grant

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Alex's Lemonade Stand · 2015 - 2016

Stroma Biology Identifies Heparin as a Differentiating Agent in Neuroblastoma

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Alex's Lemonade Stand · 2013 - 2015

JUN PROTEINS IN EPIDERMAL HOMEOSTASIS AND NEOPLASIA

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2015

Role of TbRIII in Regulating Motility and Invasion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

Function of TbRIII as a BMP Co-receptor in Human Cancer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

Alternative splicing and epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity in prostate tumors

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2014

Role of TGF beta Receptor III Localization in Breast Cancer Progression

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2014

The Role of Stroma-derived Soluble TbetaRIII in Neuroblastoma

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

Role of Type III TGF-b Receptor in Mediating Immunosuppression During Breast Cancer Progression

FellowshipMentor · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2010 - 2013

Anti-VEGF in Tumors & Wounds: Efficacy vs Toxicity

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2012

Elucidating the Role of T_RIII in Breast Carcinogenesis

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2012

Endoglin Regulates Endothelial Survival and Capillary Tube Stability

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2011

Multispectral Imaging Flow Cytometer Core

EquipmentPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2011

Novel Roles for Endoglin in TGF-b Signaling

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2010

Type III TGF-beta Receptor as a Mediator/Reg. of Sign

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2010

Role of the type III TGF-Beta Receptor in cancer Biology

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2009

ALK-1 and Endoglin Signaling in Endothelial Cells

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2009

Biomarker Studies for Novel Anti-Cancer Agents

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2008

CLN3: Modulation of Apoptosis and Ceramide Levels

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2008

Role of the Type III TGF-b Receptor in TGF-b Signaling

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2005