November 29, 2010
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
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ASH ANNUAL MEETING
Cancer Center Presentations
The upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, December 4-7, will feature updates on groundbreaking research. We are pleased to have research conducted by Case CCC members well represented at the poster sessions. Click here to view a listing of all Cancer Center abstracts.
Also, please make an effort to attend the 9:30 am session on Saturday, December 4, where Dr. Keith McCrae will present Platelets In Pregnancy – Numbers and Function.
Congratulations to all participants!
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Suppresses Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signaling in Prostate Cancer Cells by Activating mTOR Signaling
Ten-Year Outcomes: The Clinical Utility of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography Capromab Pendetide (Prostascint) in a Cohort Diagnosed with Localized Prostate Cancer
Low-dose abdominal radiation as a docetaxel chemosensitizer for recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: A phase I study of the Gynecologic Oncology Group
Higher Biologically Effective Dose of Radiotherapy is Associated with Improved Outcomes for Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Treated with Chemoradiation: An Analysis of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
A Phase II Study of Radiotherapy and Concurrent Paclitaxel Chemotherapy in Breast-Conserving Treatment for Node-Positive Breast Cancer
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Cell Death Regulation Program Meeting
The Cell Death Regulation Program (Program 2) will continue its monthly research meetings. The next meeting with be Thursday, December 9 from 4-6 pm in Wolstein Research Building 3-136. Refreshments will be provided. Please contact Kristin Waite with any questions.
Cancer Center Seminar Series
The next Cancer Center Seminar Series is scheduled for Friday, December 17 at 12 pm in BRB 105. Dr. Man-Sun Sy, Professor of Pathology at CWRU, will present Prion, Filamin A and Inegrin in Tumor Cell Migration and Invasion.
Leukemia Research Foundation
The Leukemia Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 funding cycle. Preference will be given to proposals that focus on leukemia, lymphoma and MDS. The Leukemia Research Foundation currently funds new investigator grants only. New investigators are considered to be within seven years of their first independent position; years as a resident physician, fellow physician, or post-doctoral fellow are considered to be training years.
Deadline: February 15, 2011
AICR Research Grant Program
The AICR Research Grant Program encourages innovative research on food, nutrition, physical activity and weight management in relation to cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship. AICR offers three types of research grants:
Investigator Initiated Grants (IIGs) are awarded to researchers at not-for-profit universities, hospitals or research centers. These three-year grants will be awarded to support the start up of epidemiologic or intervention studies requiring additional time. The PI must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and be a research staff or faculty member at a nonprofit academic or research institution at the level of an assistant professor (or its equivalent) or higher.
Matching Grants follow the same eligibility requirements as Investigator Initiated Grants. AICR is interested in working with for-profit corporations and/or not-for profit organizations in funding cancer research consistent with AICR's areas of interest. The PI must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and be a research staff or faculty member at a nonprofit academic or research institution at the level of an assistant professor (or its equivalent) or higher.
Postdoctoral Awards (PDAs) are awarded to postdoctoral trainees at not-for-profit universities, hospitals or research centers. The PI must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, awarded no more than four years prior to the date of application. The applicant must be sponsored by an academic mentor or professor from the facility or laboratory in which the applicant is to perform the research.
All applications must bear the signature of the official head of the organization or that of a designee, since grants are not made to individual researchers, but to the relevant institution.
LOI Deadline: January 25, 2011
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
Pathology Research Seminar
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Taussig Cancer Institute Core Curriculum Series
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Pathology Graduate Student Seminar
Cancer Center Research in Progress Seminar canceled
Cancer Center Seminar Series canceled
Hematology and Oncology Fellows Seminar canceled
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds canceled
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Department of Genetics, Office of Graduate Education, Minority Graduate Education Student Organization, and PREP Program Seminar
Cancer Center Seminar Series
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
Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2011
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Scholar Awards
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Postdoctoral Fellowships
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) Short-term Mentored Career Development Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences for Mid-career and Senior Investigators (K18) (RFA-DE-11-003)
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