September 7, 2009
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
We're All Mutants, Say Scientists
Lasers 'Cook' and Kill Brain Tumors
Vinflunine Plus Best Supportive Care Improved Survival in Advanced ...
Cancer center members may be particularly interested in news coverage of a study done by the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, to be published in this week's issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This study validates works done by Dr. Robert Silverman, who originally discovered the link between the XMRV virus and prostate cancer:
Could a Virus Cause Prostate Cancer
Virus Could be Cause of Some Prostate Cancers Canada's CTV News - Sept 8, 2009
Virus Linked to Prostate Tumours
Vaccine Hope After Animal Leukaemia Virus Linked to Prostate Cancer
Virus linked to most aggressive form of prostate cancer
Scientists find evidence some forms of prostate cancer 'may be caused by virus'
U. of U. Research: Is Prostate Cancer Caused by a Retrovirus?
Virus Might Be One Cause of Prostate Cancer-Study
U., Columbia Researchers Find Viral Link to Prostate Cancer
Virus Linked to Prostate Cancer
Retrovirus Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Ratnoff Symposium
Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Oscar D. Ratnoff Symposium on October 2 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium (WRB 1-413). Please click here to view the program. Contact Kelly Sliter Kelly.Sliter@uhhospitals.org with any questions.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Susan G. Komen for the Cure has announced the release of Postdoctoral Fellowship (basic, translational, clinical) Research grants and Post-Baccalaureate Training in Disparities Research for the 2009-2010 Research Program.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Research (PDF) Grants – Komen is committed to training across the research continuum and therefore has developed 3 types of PDF training awards: Basic Research, Translational Research and Clinical Research. Clinical Fellowships are designed to attract outstanding physicians who wish to pursue a career path that blends patient care with high impact, clinical and/or translation breast cancer research.
Post-Baccalaureate Training in Disparities Research (PBT-DR) Grants – PBT-DR Grants are intended to establish a training program headed by a mentor(s) to support qualified students who are dedicated to pursuing research in breast cancer disparities.
Pre-Application Deadline: October 1
For details, please click here.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY– Acceleration Grant Opportunities in Cellular Molecular Imaging of Cancer, Cancer Biology, Therapeutics
Acceleration funding is available for investigative interdisciplinary teams with broad expertise in cancer biology, molecular imaging/imaging, pharmacology, genetics for opportunities to explore aspects of cancer biology with non-invasive imaging technologies.
This funding is designed to specifically provide the resources to fully develop ongoing projects for inclusion in ICMIC application, and is open to eligible faculty members with cancer focused funded research
Selected projects that will be used as the basis for a Summer 2010 P50 In-vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center (ICMIC) grant and other future independent grants.
Deadline: September 15
Contact Marianne Sperk at Marianne.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and application instructions.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Happy Labor Day!
Taussig Cancer Center Core Curriculum Series
Hematology/ Oncology Fellows Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Management of Lung Cancer in the Emphysema Patient: From Surgery to Cyberknife and Beyond
Paradigms in Lymphoma Management: A Case Based Approach
Oscar D. Ratnoff Symposium
Breast Cancer Retreat
Case CCC Scientific Series
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium
International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases (IACRLRD) Symposium XXIV
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– Case Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics Symposium
The Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics is proud to present the symposium, "Understanding Protein Complexes, Networks and the Interactome", on Monday, October 19. This event will be held in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium 1-413. For this symposium, the Center has invited speakers from distinguished institutions to discuss current developments and applications of computational and wet-lab approaches toward interactome mapping.
Further information on the symposium program schedule will be available within the next few weeks. Registration is free. To register, please send your name and institution/department to CPB-Registration@case.edu.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS– 2009 Case CCC Breast Cancer Retreat
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is planning a one-day Breast Cancer Research Retreat for October 5 at the Sheep Barn, and is inviting all members of the Cancer Center community to attend.
If you are interested in attending but have not yet registered, please email Gillian Irwin Todd email@example.com ASAP.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
DOD OCRP Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean Award
DOD OCRP Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean Award
NIH Bulletin – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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