Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award CAREER Program Opportunity

Funded by the NIH/NIGMS K12 Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) mechanism, the Chicago ARea Excellence in Education & Research (CAREER) program is a 3+ year mentored fellowship designed to provide rigorous and balanced team-based training in research and teaching to postdoctoral fellows. The goal of UIC CAREER is to build a culturally diverse group of fellows who, upon completing the program, are well equipped to be leaders in academia at…

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UI Cancer Center Clinical Trial Stimulus RFA

Investigator Initiated Treatment Clinical Trials for Cancer APPLICATIONS DUE July 13, 2020 Priority will be given to trials with the following features, though exceptions may be accepted: Any treatment area of cancer including, but not limited to, treatment trials of advanced or early stage disease, or in supportive care. Trials may evaluate repurposing of drugs or combinations of drugs already in clinical use but study novel applications or in understudied populations. Application Criteria…

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science AY20-21 Pilot Grant Program

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science is currently accepting applications for a pilot grant program for Academic Year 2020-2021. The grant will be funded for up to $30,000 annually for two years, with funding beginning in November 2020. The deadline to submit a letter of intent is noon on July 1.Among other things, the CCTS grant program seeks to foster outstanding new clinical and translational health research at UIC by supporting the…

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Cancer Survivorship Lifestyle Change Program

The Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Office of Health Promotion is providing funding to one public or private not-for-profit entity for the purpose of implementing process and system changes regarding the use of community health workers (CHWs) to identify and assist in the management of obesity in cancer survivors. The program is entitled “Cancer Survivorship Lifestyle Change Program.” CHWs are trained frontline health workers who serve as a bridge between communities and healthcare…

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2020 UI Cancer Center Pilot Projects Program

The University of Illinois Cancer Center is inviting new applications for the 2020 UICC pilot projects program. The purpose of these pilot project grants is to stimulate new inter-programmatic research initiatives that will lead to competitive grant applications to external peer reviewed funding organizations.Requested budgets should not exceed $50,000. Projects will be awarded for a one year period. All interested investigators are required to follow a two-step process and submit a Letter of…

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The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research — Emerging Leader Award

Funding amount: $250K per year for 3 years LOI deadline (required): June 4, 2020, by 5 pm ET Full application deadline (by invitation only): August 24, 2020, by 5 pm ET The Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards support innovative research from the next generation of leaders in cancer research. These grants are awarded to outstanding early career investigators to support high-impact, high-risk projects that are distinct from their current research portfolio. Apply here

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Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund (CCRF)

Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago, in partnership with the City of Chicago, have created a Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund (CCRF), intended to provide resources and essential human services to residents that may be disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Organizations applying for a grant must be an established direct service provider delivering emergency response services to people in the Chicago area (defined as within Chicago, suburban Cook County, and DuPage,…

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Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research Request for applications

The University of Illinois Cancer Center has been invited to nominate one applicant to apply for the 2021 Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research. The Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer. The award provides $300,000 in flexible support—$75,000 per year for a four-year period. A complete description of the program, its terms, and its eligibility requirements can be found…

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V Foundation funding opportunities

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, founded by legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano, currently has funding opportunities to support translational research projects within the scope of adult cancer research. Translational projects should move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms. The research should apply in some direct way to human beings within the time frame of less…

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Post-Doctoral Training in Cancer Biology​

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Integrated Research Training in Cancer Biology Post-Doctoral Training Starting Summer/Fall 2020 The post-doctoral scholar will be trained by a participating mentor. Supplemental training opportunities will be offered across departments and through the University of Illinois Cancer Center. This is a NEW one-year, funded, post-doctoral fellowship which may be extended for an additional year. Eligibility Criteria U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Doctoral degree completed within the…

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