Research Awards Program

As the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation’s CLARIONS Research Award program nears its conclusion we are working hard to outline what comes next. It is our intention to continue to focus our support on investigators embarking on innovative research with a focus in cutaneous lymphoma.
Stay tuned as we plan to announce the next phase of the Foundation’s research awards program in December of 2016!

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation’s CLARIONS Research Awards Program

Discovering new avenues for improved therapies and a cure for cutaneous lymphoma

In March 2012, the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation’s Board of Directors approved a new Research Awards Program, the first dedicated exclusively to funding cutaneous lymphoma research.

The signature funding initiative of the Research Awards Program (RAP), is the CLARIONS Grant Program, which stands for Curing Cutaneous Lymphoma by Advancing Research, Innovation and Offering New Solutions.  This research grant program supports investigators interested in conducting innovative cutaneous lymphoma research.   These grants will help uncover causes and improve the treatment and quality of life for patients. Discovering new avenues for better therapies and, one day, a cure for cutaneous lymphoma are key goals of this program.

“As someone who has worked with the Foundation since its inception, it’s especially rewarding to see the launch of the CLARIONS grant program.  We’ve been hearing the voices of our patients who have shown tremendous interest in research.  We are thrilled to bring this program to the cutaneous lymphoma community,” commented Stuart R. Lessin, M.D., President of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation.

“Research is a vital part of the mission of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, and we’re committed to funding promising cutaneous lymphoma research. We look forward to working collaboratively with scientists, clinicians, patients, supporters and partners who share in our passion for bringing improved treatments to patients,” expressed Pierluigi Porcu, M.D., the Foundation’s Medical Affairs Research Committee Chair and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2015 CLARIONS Research Grant Awards Recipients Announced

The CLF is pleased to announce we have four recipients of the 2015 CLARIONS Research Grant Awards. Given the quality of the applications, it was recommended that the awards be increased from two to four. The winners are Patrizia Fuschiotti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, John O'Malley, MD, PhD, Research Fellow/Associate Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Delphine Rolland, PharmD, PhD, Research Associate at the University of Pennsylvania, and Stefan M. Schieke, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Watch the CLARIONS Research Award Recipients video to learn more about the recipients, their research and the importance of the CLARIONS award.

2014 CLARIONS Research Grant Awards Recipients Announced

The CLF is pleased to announce Sergei Koralov, PhD, Assistant Professor at New York University School of Medicine, and Tae Jin Kim, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University School of Medicine, as the recipients of the 2014 CLARIONS Research Award Grant. Dr. Doralov'’s research focuses on on deciphering the role of skin microbiata in cutaneous lymphoma pathogenesis and Dr. Kim’s research centers on electron radiotherapy to promote uniform total skin irradiation in cutaneous lymphoma treatment.  Read more...

2013 CLARIONS Research Grant Awards Recipients Announced

The CLF is pleased to announce Leandro Cerchietti, MD, Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Rachael Clark, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Dermatology as the recipients of the 2013 CLARIONS Research Award Grant. Dr. Cerchietti’s research focuses on thyroid hormone receptor modulation in CTCL treatment and Dr. Clark’s research centers on low dose external radiation as a cure for skin resident T-cell lymphomas. Read more...

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