Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Lecture: New approaches to targeting RAS, April 16

The OHSU Brenden Colson Center for Pancreatic Care is hosting a lecture with Frank McCormick, Ph.D., FRS, entitled, “New Approaches to Targeting RAS,” on Wednesday, April 16 at 12 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium. Dr. McCormick is professor emeritus, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, David A. Wood Chair of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research and Co-Leader of the National Ras Program, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

V Foundation for Cancer Research: Translational Grant and Bladder Cancer Grants

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to submit one application for each of the following programs: Grants in Translational Clinical Research Supports cancer research projects that bring together pre-clinical and clinical investigators. This work must not be currently funded by other mechanisms external to your cancer center. The purpose of these grants is to develop novel approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer that requires collaboration of investigators from … Read More

V Scholar Program in cancer research; internal applications due March 14

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to apply for their V Scholar Program, a program designed to identify, retain and further the careers of talented young faculty members. The award 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. … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute Pilot Project funding, proposals due Feb. 1

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is now accepting applications for Pilot Project funding. The purpose of these $50,000 awards is to cultivate outstanding translational cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data leading to peer-reviewed, national funding. This mechanism is intended to support clinical, basic, or population-based research that is cancer focused. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for all applications. Interdisciplinary research, in which investigators from disparate scientific areas collaborate to … Read More

December Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in December: December 2 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Markus Grompe, M.D., Director, Pape Family Pediatric Institute; Director, Oregon Stem Cell Center; Professor, Department of Pediatrics: “How to build human tissues in animals: the … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute Cancer Research Development Awards, due Dec. 6

The Knight Cancer Institute is calling for proposals for this year’s Cancer Research Development Awards. The purpose of this funding mechanism is to cultivate outstanding cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data for peer-reviewed national funding and career development proposals. This mechanism is intended to support clinical, basic, or population-based research that is cancer focused. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for all applications. Interdisciplinary research, in which investigators from … Read More

November Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in November: November 11 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Lincoln T. Shenje M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, OHSU November 18 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Alana Welm, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Utah, … Read More

October Basic & Translation Sciences Seminar Series schedule

The Basic & Translational Sciences Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Knight Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, provides an emphasis on fundamental science and translational research topics presented by leading extramural scientists. Upcoming speakers in October: October 7 at 4 p.m. in Vollum room M1441 – Mark LaBarge, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory October 14 at 4 p.m. in Richard Jones Hall room 4320  – David Cheresh, Ph.D., University of California, … Read More

OHSU receives $25 million for clinical and translational pancreatic cancer research

This morning, OHSU announced a $25 million pledge from Norman and Linda Brenden and the Colson Family Foundation that will fund a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research initiative to fight pancreatic cancer. The pledge is one of the top monetary gifts in the history of OHSU and one of the largest in the nation to fund studies on pancreatic health. Funds will be used to support a highly collaborative team of clinical researchers and basic scientists with … Read More

Join Team OHSU at Light the Night, Oct. 19

Join the OHSU Research Team for Light the Night on Saturday, October 19, a two-mile walk benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Several OHSU researchers have been recipients of LLS funding, including Knight Cancer Institute Director Dr. Brian Druker. Funding from LLS was vital in Dr. Druker’s breakthrough discovery of Gleevec, a drug used to fight chronic myeloid leukemia. The walk is free, family-friendly event. What: Light the Night When: Saturday, October 19, 2013. Doors … Read More

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