May 14, 2012Date Released: 14 May 2012
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
A Shield Against Chemotherapy
Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Molecular Profiling
MARK YOUR CALENDARSCancer Center Seminar Series: Lung Cancer Screening and Chemoprevention Friday, May 18
Please join us May 18 for the next Cancer Center Seminar Series where Dr. Mary Reid, Associate Professor of Oncology and Director of Collaborative Research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, will present Lung Cancer Screening and Chemoprevention.
Dr. Reid joined the staff of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in 2002 as a Research Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology. She came to RPCI from the Arizona Cancer Center where she served as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Co-Director of the Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program. She completed her doctoral training in Epidemiology and Cancer in 1998 at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
She has authored or co-authored more than 70 publications, serves as a regular reviewer for several cancer, nutrition and epidemiology journals, and as a regular adhoc reviewer for several NCI grant mechanisms.
For this presentation, Dr. Reid will be reviewing the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, reviewing ongoing Chemoprevention Trials at RPCI, as well as providing an update of the new Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIESMesothelioma Research Grants
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announces the availability of its 2012 round of mesothelioma research grant funding. Continuing its efforts to stimulate translational research for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma, the Meso Foundation is again soliciting applications for funding of innovative projects that address issues for the treatment of the disease. Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution, in the U.S. or abroad.
Deadline: July 6International Myeloma Foundation Brian D. Novis Research Award
The International Myeloma Foundation funds several research grants including the Brian D. Novis Research Award. These awards go to doctors/researchers doing work in the field of multiple myeloma and related disorders including smoldering myeloma, MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) as well as immunoglobulin derived amyloidosis.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation offering funding through the Nursing Grants Program:
The National Foundation for Cancer Research has released a call for nomination for the Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. This Prize was established to honor an outstanding researcher whose scientific achievements have expanded our understanding of cancer and cancer causation; whose vision has moved cancer research in new directions; and whose discoveries have resulted in notable advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. The Prize also promotes public awareness of the importance of basic cancer research and encourages the sustained investment needed to accelerate the translation of these research discoveries into new cancer treatments.
Deadline: September 30
ANNOUNCEMENTSRom Leidner Receives Career Development Award
Rom Leidner, MD received a Career Development Award from American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Conquer Cancer Foundation for his proposal,Molecular Cytology in Barrett's Esophagus. In this project Dr. Leidner is studying a novel, non-invasive method for detecting molecular changes associated with Barrett's esophagus and progression to cancer. Congratulations to Dr. Leidner and his mentor team, Drs. Sanford Markowitz,Amitabh Chak, Nathan Berger and Neal Meropol.Race for the Place- Join Our Team!
The Race for the Place, an event that benefits the Gathering Place, will be held Sunday, June 3 at Beachwood Place Mall. The Case CCC has created a CaseCCC Trainees team. Clickhere to join the team or to show your support by making a donation. Contact Lyn Haselton, Case CCC Training Program Manager, at 216.844.5375 or email@example.com for more information.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Cancer Biology Seminar
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Immunology Invited Speaker Seminar Series
Cancer Center Faculty Candidate Seminar
Frontiers in Biological Sciences
LRI Showcase Seminar
Molecular Biology and Microbiology Seminar
Breast Cancer 2012: Risk Assessment through Survivorship
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar
Case CCC Calendar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Case CCC Scientific Series: Imaging Research
Ca-PRI Annual Meeting: Learning from Our Differences
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
Comparative Effectiveness Research: From All Angles
Cleveland Clinic 2012 Personalized Healthcare Summit
Ninth International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology
Biennial Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities conference
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
AACR-Prevent Cancer Foundation Award for Excellence in Cancer Prevention Research
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Notice of Change in Country Eligibility for Fogarty International Training Grants (NOT-TW-12-011)
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH)(PAR-12-182)
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