April 1, 2013
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Chemo Drug Shortages Put Patients at Risk of Death
5 questions with … Communications Researcher, Relay For Life Honorary Chair Mary Step
Feds to Cut Medicare Payments for Cancer-fighting Gamma Knife, Thanks to Congress
Genetic Markers For Cancer Risk Identified In Huge International Effort
New Prostate Cancer Tests Could Reduce False Alarms
Copper Depletion Shows Early Success in Triple-negative Breast Cancer: Discoveries
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Conversations in Bioethics
Brock C. Reeve, MBA, Executive Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, will highlight some of the recent scientific progress in the field of stem cell science and the accompanying ethical challenges facing us as individuals and as a society in his talk, Ethical Issues in Stem Cell Science – What People Aren't Talking About. Three hours of CREC are offered for this presentation on Thursday, April 18 at 12 pm in SOM E401. Please RSVP by Monday, April 15 to email@example.com or call 216.368.0632. This presentation is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Endowed Lectureship in Bioethics and co-sponsored by National Center for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Bioethics and Stem Cell Ethics Center at CWRU.
Case CCC Clinical Research Retreat
The 2013 Case CCC Clinical Research Retreat will take place Monday, April 22 from 5:30-7 pm in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium. The agenda is still being finalized and will focus on scientific issues and initiatives. Please contact Drs. Smitha Krishnamurthi or Robert Dreicer, MD with any questions.
Case Gastrointestinal Cancers SPORE Retreat
Registration is open for the Case Gastrointestinal Cancer SPORE Retreat, scheduled for Friday, April 26 in Dively Rm. 202. The agenda is still being finalized, but discussion topics include Colon Cancer; Barrett's Esophagus; Cancer Metastasis; Cancer Prevention; and Cancer in Minorities. There will be a poster session at noon. All trainees and fellows are invited to submit poster abstracts to Dr. John Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, April 15. A cash prize will be awarded to the best poster.
Specialized Program of Research Excellence in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (GI SPORE)
All Faculty members are invited to submit outlines for pilot projects to be funded by the NIH P50 GI SPORE. Proposals must be submitted through CTSC Webgrants. Please note that a SPORE project must be directed toward translational research of a GI malignancy. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: April 1
Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet)
All Faculty members at participating institutions are invited to submit applications for Individual and/or Cross BETRNet pilot projects of up to $50,000 to be funded by the U54 BETRNet. Note that a BETRNet project must be directed toward translational research related to Barret's Esophagus. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples.
Deadline: May 10
Chris4Life Colon Cancer Pilot Study Grant Program
The Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation announces a program to fund pilot studies in colorectal cancer research. Our aim is to fund pilot and feasibility studies to help improve talented investigators' prospects for future long term funding. In 2013 we will give priority to proposals in the clinical and bioinformatics research fields.
Deadline: June 1
Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program
The Case CCC invites applications to its 2-3 year NCI-funded Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer Postdoctoral Training Program. The program combines a mentored cancer research project designed by the fellow in collaboration with their mentors with a specialized curriculum of formal didactic training and individualized longitudinal curriculum.
This program is designed to prepare trainees for careers as independent investigators engaged in research at the intersection of cancer research, genetics, epidemiology, biostatistics and computer science. Cancer researchers obtaining training will have the skills vital to decipher the complex pathways comprising genetic and environmental risk factors for disease, and will ultimately be able to provide clinicians and their patients with valuable information for the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Candidates with an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, strong quantitative skills, and an interest in a career in genetics research are encouraged to apply.
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Cancer Center Faculty Candidate
Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
Immunology Seminar Series
Medicine Grand Rounds
Special Cancer Center Seminar Series
Hematology and Oncology Division Research Conference
Immunology Students/Fellows Research in Progress Seminar Series
Case GI SPORE Seminar Series
National Center for Regenerative Medicine Seminar
Immunology Journal Club
Special Presentation: Parker Hannifin/Moss Professorship in Integrative Oncology Candidate
Cancer Center Research in Progress canceled
Hematology and Oncology Fellows Conference
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Cancer Center Seminar Series
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
Annual Cancer Center Scientific Retreat
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
National GvHD Health Symposium
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Skin Diseases Research Center Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program
International Union Against Cancer (UICC) International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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