May 9, 2011Date Released: 9 May 2011
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Fewer Mammograms Being Done, Studies Show
MARK YOUR CALENDARSCancer Center Seminar Series: Reduced Intensity Conditioning. What Have We Learned Over the Last 15 Years?
Friday, May 13
Please join us Friday, May 13 at the next Cancer Center Seminar Series featuring Sergio A. Giralt, MD. Dr. Giralt, Chief of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will present Reduced Intensity Conditioning. What Have We Learned Over the Last 15 Years?.
Sergio A. Giralt, MD received his medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela, and completed his postgraduate internship at the University Hospital of Caracas. He also completed an internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and a postdoctoral fellowship in hematology and oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology, Dr. Giralt holds membership in several professional societies, including the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the North American Society of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation, and the International Society of Haematology. He holds key positions with several organizations, including the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry Executive Committee, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMTCTN) Steering Committee, the National Marrow Donor Program Board of Directors, and the Clinical Advisory Board of the Web site Managing Myeloma. He is the Chair of the BMTCTN and Past Chair of Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.Case CCC Annual Scientific Retreat
The Case CCC Annual Scientific Retreat will be July 8-9 at Corporate College East. Details will be posted soon.
ANNOUNCEMENTSInterinstitutional Pilot Project Awards
The Case CCC is pleased to announce the recipients of the Case CCC Interinstitutional Pilot Project Awards:
Ernest Borden, MD and Shigemi Matsuyama, PhD: New mechanisms of apoptosis inhibition in melanoma: inhibition of Bax-mediated apoptosis by IFNyR2
Clark Distelhorst, MD and Candece Gladson, MD: The role of Ca2+ signaling in Lyn promotion of autophagy in glioblastoma
David Danielpour, PhD and Jorge Garcia, MD: A phase II study of BEZ235, an mTOR/PI3K dual inhibitor, in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy
James Jacobberger, PhD and Jaroslaw Maciejewski, MD, PhD: Cell-based assays for measuring epigenetic modifications in myeloid malignancies by flow cytometry
The purpose of these awards is to foster collaborations and promote and increase institution-wide capacity and competitiveness in basic, clinical or translational research that is aligned with the Cancer Center Scientific Programs and spans the institutions of the Case CCC.New Members
Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Case CCC:
Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH
Rachel Egler, MD, MS
Rodney Ellis, MD
Kord Honda, MD
Christine McDonald, PhD
Anita Hjelmeland, PhD
The Cancer Center is attempting to track members who are part of the formal program or presenting a poster at theASCO Annual Meeting, June 3-7 in Chicago. Please send information to email@example.com.May is National Cancer Research Month
The Case CCC joins the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and over 70 cancer centers nationwide in celebrating May as National Cancer Research Month.
Visit the AACR website for more information.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIESSTERIS Corporation Infectious Diseases Research Support Grant
The Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at CWRU and UHCMC, with funds from STERIS Corporation, will provide seed money to faculty to foster research in emerging and healthcare-associated infections. Investigators in the basic science and clinical departments in the School of Medicine and Hospital System as well as in other departments throughout the University are eligible. Grants, not to exceed $37,500 direct costs each, will be awarded to investigators who intend to gather preliminary data to be used in seeking future independently funded awards. Basic science applications are encouraged but should have a clear translational component related to the themes of this request for application. Up to four grants annually will be awarded. At least one of these awards will be targeted directly to STERIS' interests.
Application Deadline: May 27
Contact Martha Salata at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
James S. McDonnell Foundation 21st Century Science Initiative 2011
The James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) is initiating a new postdoctoral fellowship opportunity in the area of Complex Systems research. The JSMF Fellowships are intended to provide students in the final stages of completing a PhD degree additional leeway in identifying and securing postdoctoral training opportunities in complex systems research (as defined on the JSMF website).
Deadline: July 15DOD CDMRP Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Applications are now being accepted for the following funding opportunities from the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP):
Clinical Trial Award
Laboratory - Clinical Transition Award (Modified)
The Case CCC is currently accepting applications for American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (IRG) awards. Pilot funding is available for projects in basic, clinical, prevention and control, behavioral, health services, and epidemiology cancer research with awards up to $30,000 for one-year cancer research projects that provide the basis for future independent grants.
Instructions, frequently asked questions, and application forms are available at http://cancer.case.edu. Contact Terri Daso, Cancer Center Administration (844-7252,email@example.com) for more information.
LOI Deadline: June 13
NCI CANCER BULLETINMay 4, 2011
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Cancer Biology Invited Speaker Seminar
Seidman Cancer Center Special Seminar
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cell Biology Seminar Series
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar
Case CCC Calendar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Breast Cancer Detection and Management: Issues for 2011
ASCO Review 2011
Case CCC Annual Scientific Retreat
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
4th International Symposium on Cancer Metastasis and the Lymphovascular System
2nd Annual Department of Medicine Research Day
Race for the Place
International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting
Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2011
8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology: Innovating Integrative Oncology: New Science, New Solutions
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Program Project Development Grants
DOD CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Limited Competition: Strengthening Behavioral and Social Science in Medical School Education (R25) (RFA-OD-11-004)
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