Bladder Cancer Career Development Award Recipients

Meet Our Funded Investigators

The BCAN Bladder Cancer Career Development Awards a three-year grant totaling $250,000 that supports translational, clinical or epidemiological research that has direct applicability and relevance to bladder cancer. Projects must demonstrate the likelihood of translating new concepts into clinical practice.

Awardees include:


Filipe De Carvalho, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Urology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Research: treatment strategies to overcome resistance to chemotherapy and immunotherapy in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer

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Roger Li, MD

Assistant Professor of Genitourinary Oncology at the Moffit Cancer Center

Research: Exploring therapeutic vulnerabilities for drug development in bladder cancer using Down Syndrome as a novel model

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Roger Li, MD