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October 1, 2012

CASE CCC IN THE NEWS

Phase III Data in Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma Reported
Science Codex - Oct 1, 2012
... two drugs target separate molecular pathways involved in renal cell carcinoma, and early results had seemed promising, said Prof Brian Rini, ...

Exposing Cancer's Lethal Couriers with Nanochains
Nanowerk LLC - Sep 24, 2012
"Micrometastases can't be seen with the naked eye, but you have to catch them at this stage –see the exact spots they're located and see them all," said Efstathios Karathanasis,...biomedical engineering professor David Wilson, chemical engineering associate professor Harihara Baskaran; and, from the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, radiology assistant professor Chris A. Flask and pharmacology associate professor and department vice chair Ruth A. Keri...


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

CTSC KL2 Scholars

The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) KL2 is designed to address the need to enhance the training of individuals interested in clinical research. The CTSC KL2 Scholars come from diverse professional disciplines, and will be trained to conduct team-based, multidisciplinary, patient-oriented clinical research. Once the training is complete, Scholars will have the knowledge and skills to conduct cutting-edge translational clinical research and lead teams of investigators who recognize the mutuality of different research paradigms - ranging from molecular medicine to public health sciences.

Deadline: October 22

AACR Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards

AACR-Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards are awarded to members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at AACR Annual Meetings.

Eligible candidates for these awards must fit the following criteria:

  • Candidates must be members of Women in Cancer Research (WICR).
  • Candidates must be full-time scientists-in-training who are graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical fellows or equivalent, or postdoctoral fellows.
  • Candidates may be traveling from within the United States or abroad. There are no citizenship or residency requirements.
  • Candidates must be first authors on abstracts submitted for consideration for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting.

Deadline: November 30

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is accepting applications for the following opportunities:

  • Innovation Grants are designed as seed funding for mid-career researchers with a novel approach to pediatric cancer scientific investigation. This may often represent a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator's prior research. ALSF will grant Innovation Awards supporting research proposals to be carried out by investigators who are already established, have a track record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of successfully competing for substantial extramural funding in other areas.
    Deadline: December 3
  • Young Investigator Awards are designed as start-up funds for new scientists at the end of their fellowship training or early in their research career. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application.
    Deadline: December 17

EVENTS

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October 1

Cancer Imaging Program Meeting canceled

Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Natalia Trayanova, PhD
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Topic: MRI-based Prediction of Optimal VT Ablation Targets
4 pm SOM / Robbins Building, E-501


October 2

Immunology Seminar Series
Giamila Fantuzzi, PhD
Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition
University of Illinois at Chicago
Topic: Adipose Tissue and Inflammation
12 pm WRB 1-413

Pharmacology Invited Seminar
Tatiana Byzova, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Molecular Cardiology
CWRU/Cleveland Clinic
Topic: Novel Signaling Pathways in Angiogenesis
12 pm BRB 105


October 3

Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Cheng Chee, MD
Assistant Professor, Div. of Hem/Onc
CWRU/UH
Topic: Overview of Hepatobiliary Cancer
8 am Lerner B-151

Innovative Science Discussion Group
Topic: TBD
12:15 pm WRB 3-136


October 4

Nathan S. Greenfield Family Lecture
King-Wai Yau, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins University
Topic: Melanopsin Signaling in the Eye
4 pm BRB 105


October 5

Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Joseph Bokar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Div. Hem/Onc
CWRU/UH
AND
Cheng Chee, MD
Assistant Professor, Div. Hem/Onc
CWRU/UH
Topic: Cancer Biology Series: Hallmarks of Cancer
8 am Wearn 137

Cancer Center Seminar Series
Eric Klein, MD
Andrew C. Novick Chair, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute
Professor, Surgery
CWRU/UH
Topic: A Genomic Approach to Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
12 pm Frohring Auditorium – BRB 105

Cancer Center Research in Progress
James Jacobberger, PhD
Professor, General Medical Sciences- Oncology
CWRU/UH
Topic: Impact of Cyclins B1 and B2 in Mitotic Timing and Endo-reduplication
4 pm WRB 3-136

 

 

Case CCC Calendar

LRI Calendar


UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS

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

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

The Cancer Genome Atlas 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: Enabling Cancer Research Through TCGA
November 27-28
Crystal City, Virginia
Details
Deadline to submit abstracts: October 5

American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
December 8-11
Atlanta, Georgia
Details

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


PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES

American Cancer Society Area of Special Interest: The Role of Healthcare and Insurance in Improving Outcomes in Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment
Deadline: October 15

American Cancer Society Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
Deadline: October 15

American Cancer Society Priority Focus in Cancer Control and Prevention Research Program: Health Disparities Research
Deadline: October 15

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Research Grants
Deadline: October 15

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

CTSC KL2 Training Program
Deadline: October 22

AACR–American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Nomination Deadline: September 26

AACR Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research
Nomination Deadline: September 26

AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research
Nomination Deadline: September 26

AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship
Nomination Deadline: September 26

AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
Nomination Deadline: October 3

AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship
Nomination Deadline: October 3

AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship
Nomination Deadline: October 3

Melanoma Research Alliance-Prostate Cancer Foundation Team Science Partnership Award
Deadline: October 15

NCI Clinical Assay Development Program (CADP)
Deadline: October 15

Conquer Cancer Foundation Advanced Clinical Research Award (ACRA)
LOI Deadline: October 22
Full Application Deadline: December 5

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Springboard Grant
Deadline: October 29

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Specialized Center of Research Program
Deadline: November 1

DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Upper GI Tract
Deadline: November 5

Limited Submission: NIH Director's Early Independence Award
Internal Deadline: November 26
LOI Deadline: December 30
Full Application: January 30, 2013

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

Association for Research of Childhood Cancer
Deadline: January 1, 2013

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

Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Years 2013 and 2014 (P50) (PAR-12-296)

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