October 5, 2009
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Cleveland Clinic Innovation Summit to Focus on Cancer Care
Scientist Builds Imager That Identifies, Locates Individual Cancer Cells
Cell Targeting hopes to bring purpose to stem cell therapy
FACULTY CANDIDATE SEARCH– Associate Director for Basic Research
The Case CCC is currently accepting applications for the position of Associate Director for Basic Research. As we continue our search, we ask that people in the Cancer Center community encourage any qualified candidate to apply for the position.
Click here to view the job description.
University Hospitals chair appointments were recently approved for the following Cancer Center members:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Breast Cancer Spotlight Series
Save the date for the next Breast Cancer Spotlight Series seminar, featuring Dr. William J. Muller, Professor of Biochemistry at McGill University. Dr. Muller will present Oncogene-Mediated Signaling in Transgenic Mouse Models of Human Breast Cancer. The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, October 27 at 12:00 pm in SOM W331.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Inaugural Angie Fowler Lecture in Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology
Mark your calendars for the Inaugural Angie Fowler Lecture in Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology. Heidi Adams, Founder and Executive Director of Planet Cancer, will present Young Adults & Cancer: When Two Worlds Collide with Dr. John Letterio on Thursday, October 15 at 8:00 am in the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Amphitheatre.
The first half of the presentation will cover current medical data pertaining to AYA oncology. The second half provides a window into the world of a young adult with cancer, as Heidi addresses the unique psychosocial challenges faced by AYA patients and shows what "falling through the cracks" means on the front lines. The talk, which offers many practical suggestions on how to better relate to young adult patients, is illustrated by personal stories that vividly and humorously show the impact of current gaps in knowledge and access. The presentation ends with an overview of current activity in the young adult movement on the research and advocacy fronts, as well as information on resources available to both patients and physicians.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Lisa's Legacy 5K Run/Walk
The inaugural Lisa's Legacy 5K Run/Walk is on Sunday, October 18. The walk will begin at 8:30 am in the University Circle area, starting and finishing at the Museum of Natural History. Proceeds will benefit Lisa's Legacy Fund for Cancer Research and Education at ICC.
For more information and to register, please click here.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– 2nd Annual Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Symposium
The 2nd Annual Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Symposium is scheduled for Friday, October 16 from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm in Wolstein Auditorium (WRB 1-413). Lunch will provided. To register, please contact Sante Ghetti at 844-4886 or firstname.lastname@example.org by October 9.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– DOD Breast Cancer Research Program
The Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) has recently announced the following funding opportunity:
The BCRP also anticipates that announcements and application instructions for the following funding opportunities will be posted in October 2009:
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Era of Hope Scholar Award
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Clinical Investigator Development Program
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) announces a training opportunity for physicians interested in dedicating their careers to clinical oncology research. The Clinical Investigator Development Program will link eligible clinicians to a vibrant, multidisciplinary research community of more than 250 talented CCR intramural scientists conducting cutting-edge research on the campuses of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda and Frederick, Maryland. The CCR is nationally recognized as a premier training ground for clinical research, which is conducted in the state-of-the-art Clinical Research Center.
Application Deadline: October 15
Please click here for more information.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research
Kimmel Scholar Award
Kimmel Translational Science Award
Deadline: December 2
For more information, please click here.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Clinical Research Scholar Career Development Training Program
The Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program seeks outstanding candidates to fill 5 Clinical Research (CR) Scholar positions available in July 2010. The training program is funded by the NIH and it is a component of the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative. This innovative program is a collaboration involving CWRU, Cleveland Clinic, UH and MetroHealth. Each CR Scholar will embark on a 4-year program of intensive training in multidisciplinary team-based, patient-oriented research, combining a novel educational program with mentored research experiences.
Deadline: October 23
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Breast Cancer Retreat
Hem/Onc Research in Progress Seminar
Physiology & Biophysics Seminar
Cancer Biology Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Allen Fellows Visiting Professor Lecture (Department of Orthopaedics)
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Hematology/ Oncology Fellows Conference
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series/ Blood Club
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Case CCC Scientific Series
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
AACR Seminar: Advances in Breast Cancer Research
International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases (IACRLRD) Symposium XXIV
Case Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics Symposium
ICMS-AACR-INCa Fifth International Conference on Tumor Microenvironment: Progression, Therapy and Prevention
AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
AACR Seminar: Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
AACR Eighth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research
32nd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
AACR Seminar: Genetics and Biology of Brain Cancers
AACR-IASLC Joint Conference on Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer: Prospects for Personalized Prevention and Therapy
AACR-JCA 8th Joint Conference on Cancer Genomics, Epigenomics, and the Development of Novel Therapeutics
AACR 101st Annual Meeting
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Clinical Investigator Development Program
DOD OCRP Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean Award
NIH Bulletin – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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