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Edward F. Patz Jr.

James and Alice Chen Distinguished Professor of Radiology
Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging
Box 3808 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
1515B Hosp North, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Early Detection of Lung Cancer based on small RNA signatures "Boston-II"

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH · 2023 - 2025

Synthetic lethality by targeting the core senescent mechanism in lung cancer.

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

A Novel Immune Modulating Antibody for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2019 - 2022

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

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

Early Detection of Lung Cancer based on small RNA signatures "Boston-II"

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH · 2023 - 2025

Synthetic lethality by targeting the core senescent mechanism in lung cancer.

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

A Novel Immune Modulating Antibody for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2019 - 2022

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

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

LabCorp-NovellusDX

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings · 2016 - 2019

Development of a Prognostic Marker for Lung Cancer Using Analysis of Tumor Evolution

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2015 - 2019

Evaluation of a plasma DNA methylation panel as an aid in diagnosis for lung cancer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Epigenomics AG · 2016 - 2018

Cancer Biology Training Grant

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

Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

Small Animal PET / CT Molecular Imaging

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2012

Discovery of Biomarkers for Lung Cancer Metastasis

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

Discovery of Cancer Imaging Probes using SUPREX

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

Serum Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis of NSCLC

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Johns Hopkins University · 2007 - 2009

Phase I/II Trial of ZD1839 and Celecoxib in Ex-Smokers

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2007

Molecular Imaging Center Planning Grant

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2000 - 2004

Development of Novel Tumor Imaging Agents

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2000 - 2003

Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation In Breast And Ovari

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1990 - 1997

External Relationships


  • AstraZeneca
  • Bamboo Therapeutics/Pfizer
  • Grid Therapeutics, LLC
  • Hummingbird
  • Infinimmune
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bamboo Therapeutics/Pfizer
  • Grid Therapeutics, LLC
  • Hummingbird
  • Infinimmune
  • LabCorp (Laboratory Corp of America)
  • Medeloop
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

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