September 9, 2013
CASE CCC IN THE NEWS
Cleveland Clinic Genetics Expert Continues Research with Ex-OSU Colleagues; Team gets $11 million grant
Valerie Harper's Cancer Comeback: From Terminal Diagnosis to 'Dancing with the Stars'
Early Intervention Prolonged Time to Progression in Smoldering Myeloma
Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative Annual Pilot Awards
Congratulations to the six faculty members and researchers who were awarded the 2013 Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative's annual pilot awards.
Database of Potential Student Lab Assistants
The Cancer Center has a database of undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in working in cancer research labs or are doing rotations for the Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP). If you are interested in hosting a student volunteer, employee, or rotation, please contact Lyn Haselton at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your support and interest in training the next generation of cancer researchers!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
PET/MR Workshop: What You Need to Know
The Department of Radiology is hosting PET/MR Workshop: What You Need to Know on September 13 from 8-5 pm in BRB 105. This symposium brings together some of the pioneers in the novel field of PET-MR Imaging using a practical approach to share the initial clinical experience of this new modality combining the expertise of MR and nuclear medicine images. The target audience for this CME event includes radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, oncologists, cardiovascular and neurological specialists, primary care physicians and technologists.
MetroHealth Research Symposium
The annual MetroHealth Research Symposium will be held Wednesday, September 18 from 8 am - 6 pm. Activities include poster displays, an oral presentation competition, a poster presentation competition and a keynote address.
The Keynote Speaker, Tony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD, is Chair of Genetics and Genome Sciences at CWRU. He will present his talk, Neurogenetic diseases: From pathogenesis to therapeutics at 5 pm in Rammelkamp 170.
This entire symposium is open to everyone in the community, and would be of particular interest to students, fellows, and scientific and medical professionals. No registration is required. Contact Cindy Pollak at email@example.com or 216-778-8718 for more information.
Point of Care Technologies for Cancer
The National Institutes of Health is hosting a conference on Cancer Technologies, October 7-9, on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference, Point of Care Technologies for Cancer, is co-sponsored by National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. The main goal of the conference is to facilitate new scientific collaborations and interactions among cancer researchers and bioengineers, and to build new research programs in this important field in order to promote the translation of new technologies into clinical applications.
In addition to the main conference on October 8-9, there will be a pre-conference symposium on October 7 on Cancer Detection, Diagnostics and Treatment Technologies for Global Health sponsored by the NCI Center for Global Health. The pre-conference will be especially relevant for those interested in global health, since it will focus on the development of cancer-relevant technologies suitable for environments with limited resources. NCI is also targeting this topic area through a new global health funding initiative.
Although there is no registration fee, there are limited seats and all attendees are required to register.
American Skin Association
The American Skin Association is accepting applications for the following funding opportunities. Please note that a Chair can endorse only one Scholar Award (either category) and one research grant each year.
Limited Submission: NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program
The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering, by supporting proposals for shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments. Each MRI proposal may request support for the acquisition (Track 1) or development (Track 2) of a single research instrument for shared inter- and/or intra-organizational use; development efforts that leverage the strengths of private sector partners to build instrument development capacity at MRI submission-eligible organizations are encouraged.
To accomplish the program's goals, the MRI program assists with the acquisition or development of a shared research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. The instrument is expected to be operational for regular research use by the end of the award period.
Biomedical Engineering Visiting Lecturer
Pathology Research Seminar Series
Cancer Biology Staff Candidate Seminar
Immunology Seminar Series
Hematology and Oncology Research Conference Special Presentation
Breast Program Seminar
Ohio Clinical Trials Collaborative Town Hall
Immunology Journal Club
Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Conference/Curriculum Series
Taussig Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
UPCOMING CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUMS & EVENTS
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
New Directions in Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
National GvHD Health Symposium
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OPPORTUNITIES
Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research
AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research
NIH BULLETIN – Notices and Funding Opportunities
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