November 15, 2010
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
University Hospitals Expands Services for Sickle Cell Patients
Family First: Family History Better at Predicting Disease Risk Than Screening
Prostate Cancer Foundation Creativity Awards
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is now accepting applications for the PCF 2011 Creativity Awards. This funding mechanism will provide two years of support (up to $150,000 per year for direct costs only) for highly innovative prostate cancer research proposals that are not fundable by other existing mechanisms. This round of awards will focus on funding Treatment Science: studies of new ideas in man or laboratory support of a high impact clinical investigation.
AACR Postdoctoral Fellowships
Applications are being accepted for AACR Basic Cancer Research Fellowships.
These fellowships are one-year grants of up to $45,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow. A partial amount of funds, up to 25 percent of the total grant, may be designated for direct research expenses. Research projects are restricted to basic cancer research.
The Colorectal Cancer Coalition-AACR Fellowship, in memory of Lisa Dubow, is a one-year grant of $45,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow. A partial amount of funds, up to 25 percent of the total grant, may be designated for direct research expenses. Research projects are restricted to translational or clinical cancer research that has an ultimate goal of developing or improving therapeutic interventions for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. It is anticipated that one Fellowship will be funded.
Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards
Applications are being accepted for the following opportunities:
Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Cancer Prevention Research
Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Research in Personalized Cancer Medicine
2011 Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research is accepting applications for 2011 Fellowship Awards. The Fund awards fellowships to suitably qualified individuals for full time postdoctoral studies in the medical and related sciences bearing on cancer. The interests of the Scientific Advisers are reflected in the research emphasis of the Fund as it has evolved from 1937 to the present: carcinogens of organic and inorganic origins, virus studies, epidemiology, endocrinology, tissue transplants, genetics and mutagenesis, microbiology, biochemistry, recombinant DNA, gene isolation, development, structural biology, growth control.
Deadline: February 1
CTSC Pilot Funding
The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) announces the December 1, 2010 quarterly competition for core utilization pilot funding of up to $10,000 to support activities provided by any of the CTSC Core facilities. This program is being supported by CWRU, UH, and MetroHealth Medical Center, and investigators whose primary appointments are based at these sites are eligible for this competition. Details and instructions will be posted on the CTSC website. Please contact the CTSC research concierge with any questions.
Investigators at the Cleveland Clinic have access to internal pilot funds for clinical and translational research through the RPC Program. Information and details can be found on the Lerner Research Institute website. Click "Apply" on the right sidebar for the on-line application. Contact Charlotte Bhasin with any questions about the Cleveland Clinic program.
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar canceled
Pathology Research Seminar
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Enrique Ecker Memorial Lecture
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Developmental Therapeutics Program Meeting canceled
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference canceled
Pathology Dissertation Defense
Robert R. Kohn Memorial Lecture
Cancer Center Seminar Series canceled
Hematology and Oncology Fellows Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Department of Genetics, Office of Graduate Education, Minority Graduate Education Student Organization, and PREP Program Seminar
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
Active Living Research Annual Conference
Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals
4th Annual Biospecimen Research Network (BRN) Symposium: Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science
Call for Abstracts: 2011 Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting: ACRT/SCTS Joint Annual Meeting
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Scholar Awards
DOD LCRP Lung Cancer Early Detection Clinical Consortium
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Notice of Change to Anticipated Start Date for RFA-NR-11-002, NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) Short-term Interdisciplinary Research Education Program for New Investigators (R25) (NOT-NR-11-005)
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