Stan Gerson, MD
Director, Case CCC
This Thursday, June 27 there will be a special celebration of the Case CCC. Please join us at 12 pm in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium for a special announcement followed by a reception. No RSVP is required. Hope to see you all there.
Registration is open for the 2013 Case CCC Annual Scientific Retreat, July 11-12. The evening of July 11 will be held at the Wolstein Research Building and will feature a keynote address by Kenna Shaw from The Cancer Genome Atlas, followed by a cocktail reception and core facility posters. The retreat will continue on Friday, July 12 at Corporate College East. The day will be filled with interesting scientific sessions and lunchtime discussion tables. The day will wind down with a student poster session and cocktail reception. All attendees must pre-register.
Call for Abstracts
All graduate students, postdocs and fellows conducting cancer research are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations at the Retreat, the evening of July 12. Judges will review abstracts based on the relationship to cancer, novelty, significance of findings, and clarity. Monetary prizes will be awarded. More information is available on the Cancer Center website. The deadline to submit abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org is Monday, July 1 at 5 pm.
Dr. Madabhushi Awarded Breast Cancer Grant from Ohio Third Frontier
Dr. Anant Madabhushi has been awarded a one-year, $50,000 Phase 1 Technology Validation grant from the Ohio Third Frontier program for his project, Image Based Risk Score Predictor of Treatment Response from ER+ Breast Cancers. As part of this project, Dr. Madabhushi and his team will be developing advanced image analytic methods for distinguishing more and less aggressive estrogen receptor positive breast cancers and thus identifying which patients should receive adjuvant chemotherapy and which patients should not. Drs. Hannah Gilmore and Lyndsay Harris will serve as the clinical collaborators on this project.
CTSC Explorys Collaborative Pilot
Applications are currently being accepted by the Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) for Explorys Collaborative Pilot funding. The purpose of this pilot funding opportunity is to innovate and collaborate with Explorys informatics personnel to develop novel or enhance existing approaches for expanding the use of BIG DATA in organizing, integrating, searching, analyzing, or visualizing health care data. Successful applications will involve two or more disciplines, with a focus on building innovative clinical research informatics, aligned with a key Explorys focus area as listed above and allocate no more than a third of the budget on supporting development efforts or analysis by Explorys.
Deadline: August 1
Uniting Against Lung Cancer
Uniting Against Lung Cancer is accepting applications for its Legacy Program. The Foundation is prioritizing novel ideas with potential to make a significant impact on current treatment of lung cancer and patient survival, adding years rather than months. High priority has been placed on funding research that has a clear path to clinical application and/or therapeutic development. Proposals for basic science are greatly aided by a forward-looking research plan outlining clinical potential. Investigators at all levels, including Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellows, will be funded through the Legacy Program and are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: August 14
Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program
Applications to the Fiscal Year 2013 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) are being solicited for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Defense Health Program, by the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisitions Activity.
Foundation for Women's Cancer
The Foundation for Women's Cancer is accepting applications for 2013-2014 research grants and awards.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
BCRP Innovator Award
American Gastroenterological Association Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer
Case CCC Protocol Specific Research Support (PSRS)
International Union Against Cancer (UICC) International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships
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Cancer Biology Invited Seminar Speaker
Goutham Narla, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine and Transformative Molecular Medicine
Topic: Small Molecule Based Approaches to Reactivate Tumor Suppressor Genes for the Treatment of Human Cancer
11 am NC1-202 Cleveland Clinic
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference canceled
Hematology and Oncology Fellows Conference canceled
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Elias Jabbour, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
8 am R3/002-003 Cleveland Clinic
Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute Guest Lecture
Laurence James Neil Cooper, MD, PhD
Grant Taylor, W. W. Sutow and Margaret Sullivan Distinguished Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Immunology Laboratory of Physician Scientists
Section Chief, Cell Therapy, Children's Cancer Hospital
Associate Director, Center for Cancer Immunology Research, Div. of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Topic: Good T Cells for Bad B Cells – Engineering an Immune Response
12 pm RBC Amphitheater
Cancer Center Research in Progress
Lyndsay Harris, MD
Diana Hyland Chair in Breast Cancer
Director, Breast Cancer Program
Professor, Div. of Hem/Onc
Topic: Sequencing Breast Cancers During Treatment
4 pm WRB 3-136
National GvHD Health Symposium