Sudhir Borgonha

Translational Science Director | MD

Sudhir is a physician researcher with over 15 years of experience leading early stage projects and companies. Before coming to FARF, he was the Medical Director at Strand Genomics, where he was instrumental in developing customized gene panels in rare diseases and cancer, including launching a liquid biopsy test. He oversaw clinical reporting in collaboration with clinicians across the globe for over 5,000 patients per year, of which over a 1,000 were in rare diseases. As Translational Science Director, Sudhir leads development of FA translational science by working with academic and industry partners to pursue clinical research opportunities to better understand and treat FA. He manages translational projects including the development of a clinical registry and tissue bank.

A graduate of St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore and the Sloan School of Management, MIT, Sudhir is passionate about integrating emerging technologies into medicine. He is an aspiring writer and still has mixed feelings about why Bob Dylan won the Nobel prize in literature and Philip Roth didn’t.

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Breaking Ground in Cancer Research: Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant

That's why we're thrilled to announce the launch of the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research, a flagship funding opportunity in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation: A New Era in FA Research & Impact

In 1989, Lynn and David Frohnmayer founded the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF), determined and desperate to find a cure for their three daughters diagnosed with Fanconi anemia (FA). Since then, their vision has grown into a vibrant community of FA families, researchers, clinicians, donors, fundraisers, staff, and volunteers, all dedicated to improving outcomes for people with FA.

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2024 Research Updates

Research is the answer to one day making FA a treatable, manageable disease. Here, you'll discover the most recent strides in FA research and activities funded by FCF. Every quarter, we'll bring you updates on newly funded grants, ongoing projects, and significant milestones.

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