CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Ohio Hospitals to Study Colon Cancer
Columbus Dispatch - Mar 20, 2013
Dr. Matthew Kalady, a colorectal surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, said that ideally the collaborative work done in Ohio will serve as a model for ...
Trials Should Test Combinations, Sequences of Novel Treatments for Prostate Cancer
OncLive - Mar 19, 2013
The doctor, Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, chairman of the Department of Solid ... In his talk, Dreicer focused on the promise associated with several ...
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Discussion for Female Faculty Members
Female faculty members are invited to attend Advice from Full Professors: How to Avoid being Marginalized, a discussion on ways to ensure your voice is heard and your participation is welcomed and respected. The discussion, led by Lyndsay Harris, Sana Loue and Z. Meral Ozsoyoglu, will be Wednesday, April 3, from 12-1:30 pm in the Cleveland Room of Thwing Center.
Lunch will be served and seating is limited. RSVP to Susan Freimark at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is sponsored by the Women Faculty Leadership Development Institute of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.
Case Gastrointestinal Cancers SPORE Retreat
Registration is open for the Case Gastrointestinal Cancer SPORE Retreat, scheduled for Friday, April 26 in Dively Rm. 202. The agenda is still being finalized, but discussion topics include Colon Cancer; Barrett's Esophagus; Cancer Metastasis; Cancer Prevention; and Cancer in Minorities. There will be a poster session at noon. All trainees and fellows are invited to submit poster abstracts to Dr. John Wang at email@example.com by Monday, April 15. A cash prize will be awarded to the best poster.
Skin Diseases Research Center
The Skin Diseases Research Center (SDRC) is funded by a grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The goal of the Center is to foster translational and basic research in cutaneous biology and skin diseases. The SDRC sponsors innovative research through its Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program.
The SDRC plans to support four new P&F projects for funding for one or two years. Projects are supported with the understanding that the PI will subsequently apply for NIH or equivalent funding using preliminary data acquired during the P&F project period.
Funding for the second year is contingent upon progress and submission of a second application. They must fall into three categories:
- Established investigators in skin diseases or related areas with a proposal for testing the feasibility of a new or innovative idea that is skin disease-related but represents a clear and distinct departure from the investigator's ongoing research interest;
- Established investigators with no previous work in skin disease or related areas who are willing to test the applicability of their expertise on a skin disease;
- New investigators who have not been principal investigators in a past or current NIH research project grant (R01, R21, and P series). New investigators should be clearly independent and have a faculty appointment higher than that of postdoctoral fellow or research associate.
- New this year: Translational Science trainees who are residents or fellows in research-track training programs may apply for a one-year award during their research year.
Deadline: April 1
Specialized Program of Research Excellence in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (GI SPORE)
All Faculty members are invited to submit outlines for pilot projects to be funded by the NIH P50 GI SPORE. Proposals must be submitted through CTSC Webgrants. Please note that a SPORE project must be directed toward translational research of a GI malignancy. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: April 1
Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet)
All Faculty members at participating institutions are invited to submit applications for Individual and/or Cross BETRNet pilot projectssubmit applications for Individual and/or Cross BETRNet pilot projects of up to $50,000 to be funded by the U54 BETRNet. Note that a BETRNet project must be directed toward translational research related to Barrett's Esophagus. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: May 10
Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program
The Case CCC invites applications to its 2-3 year NCI-funded Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program. The program combines a mentored cancer research project designed by the fellow in collaboration with their mentors with a specialized curriculum of formal didactic training and individualized longitudinal curriculum.
Candidates with an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, strong quantitative skills, and an interest in a career in genetics research are encouraged to apply.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Case CCC ACS IRG
Call for Pilot Projects: Specialized Program of Research Excellence in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (GI SPORE)
Translational Technology Concept Studies of Circulating Tumor and Endothelial Cells (CTC/CEC)
AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards - Other Conferences and Meetings
Case CCC Protocol Specific Research Support (PSRS)
International Union Against Cancer (UICC) International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships
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