V Foundation cancer research funding, internal deadlines May 17 & 24

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has invited OHSU to submit applications for two of their research programs this cycle:

The V Foundation Translational Myelodysplastic Syndromes Research Project
Offers up to $400,000 over two years in support of a translational research project on Myelodysplastic Syndromes as it relates to people with or at risk for cancer.

Internal deadline: May 17, 2013
Letter of Intent: May 31, 2013
Full application (by invitation only): June 19, 2013

The V Foundation Scholar Program in Cancer Research
Designed to identify, retain and further the careers of talented young investigators. This program provides $200,000 over two years directly to young scientists who are developing their own independent laboratory research projects. These grants enable talented young scientists to establish their laboratories and gain a competitive edge necessary to earn additional funding from other sources. Funding is available for both basic and translational research.
To be eligible the candidate must: Have completed at least two years of fellowship training; currently hold a tenured track faculty position; have no more than five years since joining the faculty as instructor or assistant professor; have no more than 10 years since terminal degree (MD or PhD; and have not have been promoted to associate professor. Researchers who have secured their own R01 funding are not eligible. Applicants with institutional or K08 awards are eligible.

Internal deadline: May 24, 2013
Full application: July 1, 2013

Only one application is permitted per institution for each opportunity. If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV, a 1-5 page research summary, and a letter of support by the internal deadline using the limited submission form.

See the rest of this week’s Funding Alerts.

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