November 12, 2012
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immatics' Renal Cancer Vaccine IMA901 Completes Phase 3 Patient Recruitment and is Granted US Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA
Kirtland Girl's Cancer Battle Gets Mention in President Obama's Acceptance Speech
President Obama Gives a Shout-out to Mentor Girl Battling Leukemia on Election Night
High-Carb Diet Linked to Colon Cancer Recurrence in Study
American Association for Cancer Research
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is accepting applications for the following opportunities:
CTSC Explorys Collaborative Pilot
The CTSC is accepting applications for Explorys Collaborative Pilots. The purpose of this pilot funding opportunity is to innovate and collaborate with Explorys informatics personnel to develop novel or enhance existing approaches for expanding the use of BIG DATA in organizing, integrating, searching, analyzing, or visualizing health care data. Successful applications will involve two or more disciplines, with a focus on building innovative clinical research informatics, aligned with a key Explorys focus area as listed above and allocate no more than a third of the budget on supporting development efforts or analysis by Explorys.
Deadline: December 14
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.
Cancer Care Video Challenge
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), invites cancer patients, survivors, and their families and friends to create short, compelling videos sharing a personal story that describes a goal of a cancer patient or survivor, and how technology (such as health IT or consumer eHealth tools) is used to support meeting that goal. There are a variety of tools and applications that can be used to help patients and their families navigate the various aspects of living with or transitioning from cancer treatment to survivorship.
The purpose of the challenge is to generate videos that will inspire and motivate others to become more engaged in their care, through the use of consumer e-health tools and other health IT to improve communication and collaboration with their health care team (doctors, nurses, and other allied health care professionals), and better manage their cancer-related care.
The deadline to submit a video is December 21. Cash prizes are available to the winners.
Cancer Center Chalk Talk
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Molecular Genetics Departmental Seminar Series
Department of Cancer Biology Invited Speaker Seminar
Austin S. Weisberger Lecture
Immunology Seminar Series
Molecular Biology and Microbiology Seminar
Hematology and Oncology Research Conference
Department of Neuroscience Guest Speaker
Immunology Faculty Research in Progress Series
Innovative Science Discussion Group
Measuring Biomarkers with Meso Scale Discovery
LRI Showcase Seminar
Molecular Genetics Seminar
Special Presentation: Hematology and Oncology Research Conference
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Research in Progress
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
The Cancer Genome Atlas 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: Enabling Cancer Research Through TCGA
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
So You Want To Do Comparative Effectiveness Research? The Nuts and Bolts of CER
Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2013
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
AACR Scholar in Training Awards
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Awards
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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