Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

V Foundation cancer research funding, internal deadline April 5

The V Foundation for Cancer Research – Translational Awards provide up to $200,000 per year for three years to fund projects that intend to develop novel, translational approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer. Collaboration of investigators from both the lab and clinic is required. Project teams must have a minimum of two scientists from the same facility and the team must possess basic and clinical research expertise. One application is permitted … Read More

Tomasz Beer, M.D., to join Dream Team for prostate cancer research

OHSU researcher and Knight Cancer Institute Deputy Director Tomasz Beer, M.D., has been selected to participate in a prestigious, six-person Dream Team to fight advanced-stage prostate cancer. Funding for this collaborative initiative is provided by Stand Up to Cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and the American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Beer will be working with researchers from four University of California campuses–San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Crus, and Davis–as well as the University of … Read More

Charles D. Blanke, M.D., chair-elect of SWOG, joins OHSU

OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute has recruited Charles D. Blanke, M.D., chair-elect of SWOG, one of the largest National Cancer Institute-funded clinical trial networks. As leader of SWOG, Dr. Blanke will oversee $40 million in research funding annually. The Knight Cancer Institute is expected to benefit by receiving $20 to $25 million and increased access to SWOG clinical trials. Dr. Blanke’s recruitment supports the Knight Cancer Institute’s mission of being a leader in personalized cancer medicine. … Read More

Junior faculty: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation grant in cancer research

Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation provides support to promising junior faculty who are conducting scientific research that can be applied to improving the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies and cancer-related integrative medicine. The Foundation is most interested in projects that focus on leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood disorders that are likely to be translated into clinical trials within a three to five year period. This Medical Research Award provides $75,000 per year for three years. Applicants … Read More

Updated: V Scholars in cancer research, internal applications due June 15

Updated 6/7/12: The criteria for this funding opportunity have changed to include the acceptance of proposals for translational research projects. Therefore, we are extending the internal deadline to next Friday, June 15. ————————————————— OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation to apply for their V Scholar Program, an opportunity for young, talented cancer researchers to gain support in their development into successful, independent investigators. The two-year, $200,000 grant will provide funds directly to young scientists … Read More

OHSU to host international symposium for cancer and stem cell research, June 5

The Macy Easom Cancer Research Foundation has partnered with world-class cancer and stem cell physician-scientists to bring together some of the best minds in the field in hopes of stimulating hepatoblastoma and other pediatric cancer research. OHSU is proud to host the Macy Easom Memorial Lectureship, which will be held in the OHSU Hospital’s eighth-floor auditorium on Tuesday, June 5th at 4 p.m. Dr. Stefano Cairo, Ph.D., a human geneticist at XenTech in Paris, France has … Read More

Career development opportunity in oncological nursing, due July 9

The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation is calling on beginning nurse researches to apply for the Reseach Career Development Award, which will provide $20,000 to support research training and mentorship. Applications are due July 9, 2012. Checkout out other opportunites in this week’s Funding Alerts.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship applications due Aug. 15

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation seeks early basic science postdoctoral fellows and physician-scientists to apply for its three-year Cancer Research Fellowship. Depending on level of experience, either $50,000 or $60,000 per year plus $2,000 in lab expenses will be awarded. Applications must be received no later than August 15, 2012. Applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent in order to be eligible to apply: MD, PhD, DDS, … Read More

Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., on campus April 17

The Knight Cancer Institute invites you to attend its latest talk featuring distinguished scientist and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., a Morris Herztein Endowed Professor in Biology and Physiology University of California, San Francisco, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Dr. Blackburn will be discussing “Telomeres and their maintenance machinery: Ramifications for cells and organisms.” This seminar will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 in the Old Library Auditorium. About Dr. Blackburn Dr. Blackburn is … Read More

Reminder: BioMedicine in 4D conference at OHSU, March 21-23

The 2012 BioMedicine in 4D Symposium, hosted by OHSU’s Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, will be held March 21 – 23 in the OHSU Old Library. Keynote speakers include Brian Druker, M.D., on March 22, and Stephen Quake, D.Phil, on March 23. Sessions will explore integration of -omics with new and developing microscopy techniques, expanded role of modeling, and translation of the new approaches into therapies. The Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine brings exciting initiatives … Read More

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