The major objective of the Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation is the investigation and support of innovative, complementary and alternative/adjunct approaches, particularly in the treatment of cancer.

Funding interests

Award types

Research Trainee, Scholar, Health Professional-Investigator


Research interests

The Foundation is interested in innovative, integrative, out-of-the-box, non-mainstream and/or emerging cancer treatment ideas that are currently outside of conventional medical practice.

  • innovative and adjunct medical research
  • out-of-the-box scientific medical research and practices
  • holistic patient treatment approach
  • personalized medicine

Awards

2021

Recipient

Eleah Stringer

Award type

Health Professional-Investigator award


Project title

Does timing matter? A trial of intermittent fasting in haematological malignancies

2020

Recipient

Sarah Grasedieck

Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Vitamin C-induced epigenomic remodeling as a preventive therapy for leukemic transformation

Recipient

Shannon Dames

Award type

Health Professional-Investigator award


Project title

A patient-oriented mental health recovery effort: Working across sectors to alleviate suffering related to burnout, post-traumatic stress disorder, or treatment resistant depression

2019

Recipient

Haifeng Zhang

Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Identification of IL1RAP as a novel oncoprotein and therapeutic target in Ewing sarcoma

2018


Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Using host defense peptides and their synthetic analogs as alternative therapy for chronic infection caused by multi-drug resistant organisms

2015

Recipient

Mariya Cherkasova

Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Behavioural and neural correlates of placebo responses in healthy and clinical populations

2013


Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Co-registered optical coherence tomography and autofluorescence imaging

2009

Recipient

Jeffrey Mowat

Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Studies Towards the Total Synthesis of Eleutherobin and Designed Analogues for Cancer Therapy

Recipient

Amy Kirkham

Award type

Research Trainee Award


Project title

Exercise Intensity Prescription in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment