Brain Cancer

"There are many young scientists in a similar position that could greatly benefit from the support at the early stages in their career."

Justin Lathia, PH.D.
Cleveland Clinic

Molecular Studies

"The Ohio Cancer Research award was instrumental in getting my laboratory off the ground as a new faculty member."

Denis Guttridge, PH.D.
The Ohio State University

Breast Cancer

"For many in my position such achevements would not be possible without these early investments and I thank you for supporting OCR and enabling the cutting edge scientific projects of Ohio's talented young researchers."

Matthew Summers, PH.D.
Cleveland Clinic,
The Ohio State University

Gene Mutation

"The Ohio Cancer Research grant really sowed the seed of success for me to acquire $1.8 million federal funding since I joined the University of Toledo."

Song-Tao Liu, PH.D.
University of Toledo

Lung Cancer

"Research matters because lung cancer is poorly understood and current therapies are insufficient to save the lives of patients."

Anne Strohecker, PH.D.
The Ohio State University

Funded with the support of Celeste and David Loewendick

Breast Cancer

"The lifetime risk of developing invasive breast cancer is 1 in 8 in women in the United States and 20% of the breast cancer patients die. We are exploring strategies to reduce breast cancer deaths in the clinic."

Huiping Liu, M.D., PH.D.
Case Western Reserve University

Cancer Therapy

"Metastasis, the spread of cancer from the original tumor to other sites in the body, is the main cause of death in most cancer patients. We believe our research will contribute to the identification of new therapeutic targets to reduce cancer cell invasion and metastasis."

Jennifer Leight, PH.D.
The Ohio State University

Special THANK YOU to all our amazing sponsors for their generous support and donations to Ohio Cancer Research and the continue fight to end cancer.

Gold Level

"Medical Mutual has been supporting Ohio Cancer Research since 1999 and is proud to join them and their mission in the fight against cancer as a Statewide Sponsor to promote the health and wellbeing for those who attend their events and through aggressive basic cancer research, cancer information and awareness.

Staying healthy and living a long life starts with preventive healthcare. Preventive healthcare can help you avoid illness and detect problems before you notice any symptoms - helping you stay healthy."


The Motorists Insurance Group

The Motorists Insurance Group proudly supports Ohio Cancer Research. Ohio Cancer Research is a remarkable team of caring and compassionate people who are making an incredible difference by raising money for cancer research.

Cancer is personal, and it's difficult to find anyone whose family has not been affected by it in some way – your family, my family and the Motorists family is certainly no exception. That’s why we support organizations seeking innovative ways to cure and eradicate cancer.