November 5, 2012
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2013 The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative Grant Program Recipients
The following investigators were recipients of the 2013 The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative grant program. All four were recognized at the 13th annual An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends on Saturday, November 3. Recipients and their research studies are as follows (cancer center members are indicated in bold):
Recipients, based on scientific merit, were determined by peer reviewers from the Taussig Cancer Institute and Lerner Research Institute. As a key mission of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, the research grant funding program seeks to support innovative cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. The CARES grant program is funded through the annual ice show and gala.
James S. McDonnell Foundation Collaborative Activity Awards
The James S. McDonnell Foundation offers Collaborative Activity Awards to initiate interdisciplinary discussions on problems or issues, to help launch interdisciplinary research networks, or to fund communities of researchers/practitioners dedicated to developing new methods, tools, and applications of basic research to applied problems.
In each case the focus of the collaborative activity must meet the program guidelines for one of the following program areas:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Measuring Biomarkers with Meso Scale Discovery
John Pink, PhD and Paul Hartman, MS of the Translational Research & Pharmacology Core Facility invite you to a presentation by Jim Kepka, Regional Director of Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) on Wednesday, November 14 at 12:30 pm in WRB 2-136. Light lunch will be provided.
Presentation and discussion will include:
Please RSVP to John Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.547.5148. MSD offers a diverse product line of biomarker assays including many oncology-focused kits. They feature phospho-protein and intracellular signaling assay kits designed for use with whole cell lysates and others complex matrices. Clinical biomarker assays for analysis of serum, plasma and tissue culture samples are also available.
So You Want To Do Comparative Effectiveness Research? The Nuts and Bolts of CER
Registration is open for So You Want To Do Comparative Effectiveness Research? The Nuts and Bolts of CER, to be held Friday, December 14 in the WRB Auditorium. This half-day symposium will help heighten the understanding of comparative effectiveness research (CER), identify strategies to evaluate competing treatments and highlight the various research design methods available to perform CER. The course will be taught at an introductory level and is designed to provide resources for investigators to pursue future research projects. There is $25 registration fee, though this fee is waived for trainees, scholars, and K awardees.
CER is defined as the direct comparison of existing health care interventions to determine which work best for which patients and which pose the greatest benefits and harms. CER is receiving increasing importance nationally and internationally as a priority area of investigation and has led to the establishment of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
NCI CANCER BULLETIN
October 30, 2012
Special Presentation: Research Faculty Candidate
Sequencing Data Interest Group (SDIG)
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
Medicine Grand Rounds
Hematology and Oncology Research Conference
Immunology Students/Fellows Research in Progress Seminar Series
Innovative Science Discussion Group
Metabolomics Data and Cancer Research Interpretation
Molecular Genetics Guest Speaker Seminar
Molecular Biology and Microbiology Seminar
13th Annual Jerome I. Kleinerman, MD Lecture
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Seminar
Cancer Center Research in Progress
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Measuring Biomarkers with Meso Scale Discovery
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
The Cancer Genome Atlas 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: Enabling Cancer Research Through TCGA
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2013
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Upper GI Tract
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Awards
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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