January 28, 2013
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Researchers Discover Promising Prognostic Marker for Aggressive Breast Cancer
First Harrington Distinguished Scholar Brings Breast Cancer Research to Cleveland
Collaboration in academia designed to increase return on research investments
Cleveland Clinic Opens Wig and Cap Boutique for its Cancer Patients
Highlights From the 2013 Gastrointestinal Symposium, with Neal Meropol, MD
Drug Is Shown to Help Pancreatic Cancer Cases
Miltenyi Biotec to Contribute Portion of Purchases to Support TRCCC Conference
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American Cancer Society IRG Awards
The Case CCC, with funds from its American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, will provide seed money to foster cancer research by junior faculty who have no current national grant support of their own. Investigators in the CWRU School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as well as in other schools and colleges in the University are eligible. Grants, not to exceed $30,000, will be awarded to investigators who intend to gather preliminary data to be used in seeking future and independently funded programs.
LOI Deadline: February 18
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Pediatric Oncology Student Training Program
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is dedicated to funding pediatric oncology researchers at critical points in their careers. The Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program is designed for graduate and medical students who have an interest in pediatric oncology research and would like to experience the field first hand. Students train with a pediatric oncology research mentor. Students may join a research project underway in a mentor's lab or begin an original investigation with the mentor.
Deadline: March 4
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Grant Writing Workshops
The CWRU Office of Research Administration is pleased to announce that Dr. Bob Lucas, Director of the Institute for Scholarly Productivity in San Luis Obispo, California, will be on campus to present two grant writing workshops:
Introduction to Proposal Writing
TRCCC Annual Meeting: The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity
Registration is open for the 16th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TRCCC), The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity. Held February 20-22 at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, PA, this meeting will feature two symposiums focused on Tumor-mediated Immune Suppression and Vaccine and Cellular Therapy, with spotlight sessions on Imaging and Viral Vectors. The agenda will also include a poster session. Researchers, institutional officials, and students are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations by February 4.
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
Immunology Seminar Series
Medicine Grand Rounds
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Engineering and Medicine Seminar
Cancer Center Seminar Series
Molecular Biology and Microbiology Thesis Presentation
Cancer Center Research in Progress
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
The Role of Interferon in Metastasis and Resistance to DNA Damage in Prostate Cancer
IMPACT: Improving Sickle Cell Patient Adherence Through Collaborative Teaching
Breast Cancer Conference
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
16th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TRC3): The Power of Negative Thinking: Inhibiting the Inhibitors of Tumor Immunity
National GvHD Health Symposium
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Translational Technology Concept Studies of Circulating Tumor and Endothelial Cells (CTC/CEC)
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
Notice of New Application Due Date with Temporary Increase in Budget Limit on AHRQ Large Research (R01) and Demonstration (R18) Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)(NOT-HS-13-005)
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