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September 26, 2011
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
Stan Gerson, MD
International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)
The Society for Integrative Oncology meeting will be held November 10-12 in Cleveland. The SIO's approach of providing complimentary and fully integrated supportive oncology to practitioners and patients adds much value to patients, physicians, and hospitals.
This conference is an important event that pulls together international experts in the field, including keynote speaker Francis F. Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institutes of Health. It is important the conference is well attended, and that the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center have a strong presence.
Please make every effort to register and attend.
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Cancer Center Seminar Series: Issues in the Use of Omics-Based Predictors in Clinical Trials – Notes from an NCI Workshop
Friday, September 30
Please join us Friday, September 30 at the next Cancer Center Seminar Series featuring Mark Schluchter, PhD. Dr. Schluchter, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at CWRU and Associate Director for Biostatistics at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, will present Issues in the Use of Omics-Based Predictors in Clinical Trials – Notes from an NCI Workshop. This talk was postponed from earlier this month.
Dr. Schluchter has been developing approaches and models for biomarker based clinical investigation. He attended the NCI workshop on this topic this summer, and will report on the consensus issues and recommendations that came from the conference. As a Cancer Center, we identified Biomarker informed clinical trials as our approach to personalized medicine in cancer investigation, with a goal of identifying appropriate treatments for specific patients. Dr. Schluchter will review the complexity of these issues, lessons learned and advise us how to do this better.
NCI Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series Webinar: Bringing Quantitative Imaging to Cancer Center Clinical Trials: The NCI's Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN)
The next NCI Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series Webinar, Bringing Quantitative Imaging to Cancer Center Clinical Trials: The NCI's Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN), will be Tuesday, October 4, at 2 pm. This presentation will address a new NCI initiative, the Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN). The goal of the program is to develop quantitative methods to predict and measure the response of cancer tumors to therapy using commercial imaging platforms. This presentation will provide information regarding the QIN program and demonstrate that it is rapidly becoming a resource for imaging data and metadata that can be leveraged by cancer centers in imaging research.
This webinar is free, but registration is required.
Pancreative Action Network-AACR Grants
The following grant opportunities are currently being offered by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Innovative Grants
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career Development Awards
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Fellowship
University-Community Partnerships to Improve Urban Health Outcomes
CWRU SOM is offering small grants to address urban health issues through University-Community partnerships. Proposals should translate research findings in an effort to improve health conditions existing or are exacerbated through residence in a local distressed area; and/or increase the preparedness of providers to address urban health issues. Applications must reflect a partnership between a community organization and a CWRU faculty member. Applications are encouraged from CWRU-SOM students and faculty, and from faculty at other Case schools and colleges and affiliates. However, the PI must be a CWRU SOM faculty member.
Deadline: November 1
Kimmel Scholar and Translational Science Awards
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research is accepting applications for the Kimmel Scholar and Translational Science Awards.
Kimmel Scholar Award
The Kimmel Translational Science Award
Deadline: December 1
NCI CANCER BULLETIN
September 20, 2011
**All events are open to anyone interested in attending
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Skeletal Research Center Seminar
Cancer Biology Special Seminar
Immunology Seminar Series
Hematology and Oncology Research Conference
Molecular Genetics Seminar
Molecular and Microbiology Seminar
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Cancer Center Research in Progress
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology: Innovating Integrative Oncology: New Science, New Solutions
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Oncology Nursing Society Oncology Nursing Health Policy and Advocacy Award
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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