July 27, 2009
CASE CCC ACS INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH GRANT PILOT AWARDEES
Congratulations to the following recipients of the Case CCC American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Pilot Awards:
Anton Gorbachev, PhD
CASE CCC RETREAT SURVEY
We would appreciate you taking a short survey about the retreat. We will use your feedback to plan next year's retreat. To take the survey, please click here. All members are encouraged to take the survey, whether or not you attended.
We are appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback, and are already looking forward to next year!
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.
Qualified candidates will hold an MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD, PsyD, or equivalent degree, and have demonstrated keen interest in clinical research. We invite applications from physicians, nurses, dentists, social and behavioral scientists, engineers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, bioethicists, and other professionals with expertise relevant to clinical research. Successful candidates will receive a CWRU appointment, with salary and benefits commensurate with prior experience and qualifications, research stipend, tuition benefits, and access to a multidisciplinary pool of highly qualified mentors who will guide their research projects.
Deadline: October 23
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS– 2009 Case CCC Breast Cancer Retreat
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is planning a one-day Breast Cancer Research Retreat for OCTOBER 5 (please note change of date), and is inviting all members of the Cancer Center community to attend.
All PIs currently examining topics related to all aspects of breast development and cancer are encouraged to submit abstracts. The abstracts that are chosen will be incorporated into the agenda either by giving a short talk or presenting a poster.
Abstracts should include title, authors and affiliation. Body of the abstract should be 300 words or less.
We look forward to a stimulating and informative retreat.
Please send abstracts by August 1, 2009 via email to: Gillian Irwin.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS – MSC 2009 Regenerative Medicine and Adult Stem Cell Therapy
MSC2009 Regenerative Medicine and Adult Stem Cell Therapy will offer a forum for the exchange and discussion of research, ideas, and cutting-edge breakthroughs in translational adult stem cell regenerative medicine.
Sessions include Adult Multi-lineage Stem Cells, Pre-clinical Translational Models, Immunomodulation and Tolerance, Trophic Pathways, Tissue Engineering Therapies, Imaging and Homing, bringing cellular therapies to Clinical Trials (both academic and commercial perspectives). Note that the last session is a workshop, Commercializing MSC Therapy, sponsored by Invitrogen, part of Life Technologies, with boxed lunch provided.
CSCRM members can register at a reduced (posted graduate student) rate ($350 vs. regular $495 non-profit).
Abstracts will be reviewed and accepted for poster or short platform presentations so this is a marvelous vehicle to highlight your research to an international audience. Abstracts will continue to be accepted until August 3, 2009 or all 100 spaces are filled. Please send abstracts to Michael Gilkey.
For more information, including registration and to view the agenda, please click here.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases (IACRLRD) Symposium XXIV
On October 14-16, the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center will be hosting The IACRLRD Symposium XXIV: Molecular Approaches to Leukemia in the 21st Century: Biology, Outcome Prediction and Personalized Therapy including a mini-symposium - "Comparative Models of Leukemia" on October 14.
For more information, please click here.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Cleveland Clinic Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Fellows Seminar
Hematology/ Oncology Fellows Seminar
Case CCC and Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics Faculty Candidate Seminar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Management of Lung Cancer in the Emphysema Patient: From Surgery to Cyberknife and Beyond
Breast Cancer Retreat
Paradigms in Lymphoma Management: A Case Based Approach
Case CCC Scientific Series
**For more information on these symposiums, please contact Christine Rhoads.
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
VASCULATA Summer Course
ACS Pan Ohio Hope Ride
MSC2009: The Regenerative Medicine and Adult Stem Cell Therapy Conference
ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund
The Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund (AFBCF) is accepting applications for 2010 funding. The mission of the AFBCF is to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Medically underserved women need targeted, customized approaches to enable them to obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Successful programs have: culturally-competent educational strategies; dedicated staff with specialized language and communications skills; and participation from members of the targeted community who can reach women where they live, work and worship, and who offer personalized assistance to women for whom it is often difficult to access health care.
Application Deadline: August 28
For more information, please click here.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP, as only one application per institution is allowed.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Bone Marrow Failure Hypothesis Development Awards (BMFRP)
PhRMA Foundation Informatics
NIH Bulletin – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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