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August 6, 2012

CASE CCC IN THE NEWS

Study: Routine Prostate Cancer Screenings Lead to 82 Pct Survival Rate
KSTP.com - Aug 3, 2012
... although those are very important, because it's not a common end-point in the patients we're treating," Cleveland Clinic's Jay Ciezki said.

Case Western Reserve University doctors stumbled on possible new way to fight cancer
NewsNet5.com - Aug 1, 2012
Dr. Youwei Zhang with department of pharmacology was doing routine experiments and at one point identified an interesting discovery.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

CTSC Core Utilization Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the CTSC Core Utilization Awards:

  • Derek Abbott, MD, PhD: Transcriptomics to Identify Biomarkers of Successful RIP2 Kinase Inhibition in Inflammatory Disease
  • Stephen Fink, PhD: Mechanisms of Vitamin D Resistance in Colon Cancer
  • Kishore Guda, DVM, PhD: Characterizing the Biological Role of GALNT12 Gene in Colon Tumor Pathogenesis
  • John O'Toole, MD: Transgenic Murine Expression of Human APOL1 with and Without Kidney Disease Risk Variants in the Podocyte
  • Cheryl Thompson, PhD: Sleep, Genetic Variants in Circadian Rhythm Genes and Breast Cancer
  • Saba Valadkhan, MD, PhD: Analysis of the Proteome of a Long Non-coding RNA and its Impact on Gene Expression
  • Sichun Yang, PhD: Mass Spectrometry Analyses of Human Estrogen Receptor Alpha Samples Modified by Anti-Cancer Drugs

For more information on the CTSC and CTSC Pilot Funding Opportunities, please contact ctsc-research-concierge@case.edu.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Prevent Cancer Foundation Research Grant and Fellowship

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is accepting proposals for research grants and fellowships in the area of cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates potential for impact on cancer prevention.

Deadline: September 14


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

NCI Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series Webinar: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Cancer Research and the National Cancer Institute

The NCI Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) is a coordinating office for cancer CAM-funded research throughout the Institute, at NCI-designated Cancer Centers, and academic centers throughout the country. Join the Office of Cancer Centers Learning Series for a webinar on NCI's Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) funding opportunities on Tuesday, September 11 from 2-3:30 pm. In this webinar, staff from OCCAM will highlight the cancer CAM research and funding opportunities available from NCI. The webinar goal is to provide information to potential grantees on mechanisms available to support cancer CAM research, along with tips and guidance on how to apply for these grants. The featured speakers are: Dr. Jeffrey D. White, Director of the NCI Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis; Dr. Dan Xi, Program Director for the NCI Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis; and Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, Professor and Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

EVENTS

calendar

**All events are open to anyone interested in attending

August 6

Cancer Imaging Program Meeting canceled


August 7

 


August 8

Cell Death Regulation Program Meeting canceled

Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Henry Koon, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
CWRU/UH
Topic: Melanoma Overview
8 am Lerner Tower B-151


August 9

Molecular Biology and Microbiology Seminar
Tomoaki Ogino, PhD
Staff Scientist, Molecular Genetics
Cleveland Clinic
Topic: Unconventional mechanism of mRNA capping by non-segmented negative strand RNA viruses
1 pm Rottman Seminar Room W203


August 10

Cancer Center Research in Progress will resume in September

Cancer Center Seminar Series will resume in September.

Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds will resume in September

Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Neal Meropol, MD
Professor and Chief, Div. of Hem/Onc
CWRU/UH
Topic: Intro to Clinical Research
8 am Wearn 137

 

 

Case CCC Calendar

LRI Calendar


UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS

Developmental Therapeutics Program Retreat: Cancer Drug Development at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
August 16
3-7 pm, Dively Building 202

Second Annual Imaging Solutions in Cancer Management: A Case-Based Conference
September 21
Wolstein Research Building
Brochure and Registration Form

National GvHD Health Symposium
November 2
Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside
Details

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS

Ninth International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology
October 8-10
Albuquerque, NM
Details

Biennial Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities conference
November 1-4
Nassau, The Bahamas
Details

Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2013
January 3-7, 2013
Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
Details


PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

DOD Lung Cancer Research Program Concept Award
Pre-Application Deadline: August 9
Application Deadline: August 23

Foundation for Women's Cancer Research Grants and Awards Program
Abstracts Deadline: August 13
Application Deadline: November 9

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Deadline: August 14

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award
Deadline: August 15

Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC)
Deadline: August 15

AACR-Kure It Grant for Kidney Cancer Research
Deadline: August 21

2013 NIH Director's Transformative Research Awards
LOI Deadline: August 21
Application Deadline: September 21

New Connections: Increasing Diversity of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Programming- Junior Investigator Program
Deadline: August 29

New Connections: Increasing Diversity of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Programming- Midcareer Consultant Program
Deadline: August 29

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Advancing Care through Science Conference Scholarship
Deadline: September 1

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Internal Deadline: August 31
External Deadline: October 1

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Pre-Proposal Deadline: September 4
Application Deadline: January 10, 2013

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
Deadline: September 12

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar in Clinical Research Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow in Clinical Research (SFCR) Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fellow Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Quality of Life Research Funding Initiative Award
LOI Deadline: September 15
Full Application Deadline: October 1

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation 'A' Award
Deadline: September 17

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program
Deadline: September 21

Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
Deadline: September 30

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program
Deadline: October 16

CTSC KL2 Training Program
Deadline: October 22

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Epidemiology Awards
Deadline: December 17

Translational Technology Concept Studies of Circulating Tumor and Endothelial Cells (CTC/CEC)
Deadline: Open

AACR Scholar-in-Training Awards - Other Conferences and Meetings
Deadline: Open

Case CCC Protocol Specific Research Support (PSRS)
Deadline: Open

International Union Against Cancer (UICC) International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships
Application Deadline: Open

International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) Research Grant Program
Application Deadline: Open

SAIC-Frederick Support of the Cancer Genome Atlas Program
Application Deadline: Open

Solving Kids' Cancer Therapeutic Development Initiative
Application Deadline: Open

NCI Short-Term Scientist Exchange Program
Application Deadline: Open


NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities

Pre-Application Meeting for RFA-DA-13-003: Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (NOT-DA-12-018)

NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Group Operations Centers (U10)(RFA-CA-12-010)

NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Group Statistics and Data Management Centers (U10)(RFA-CA-12-011)

NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Group Integrated Translational Science Centers (U10)(RFA-CA-12-012)

NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Lead Academic Participating Sites (U10)(RFA-CA-12-013)

NCI National Clinical Trials Network - Network Radiotherapy and Imaging Core Services Centers (U24)(RFA-CA-12-014)

Ethical Issues in Research on HIV/AIDS and its Co-morbidities (R21) (PAR-12-243)

Ethical Issues in Research on HIV/AIDS and its Co-morbidities (R01) (PAR-12-244)

Produced by:
Gillian Irwin Todd
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Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5065
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gillian.irwin@case.edu

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