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Funding Opportunities for Cancer Research

Cancer Center Pilot Projects Program

The Cancer Center Pilot Projects Program funds innovative cancer research projects that have the potential for future peer review funding. All full-time University faculty are eligible to apply for the Cancer Center Pilot Projects Program. The proposed area of research cannot be funded through an existing or prior peer-reviewed national research grant (i.e., NIH, ACS, DOD). Non-faculty (e.g., residents, fellows) are not eligible. Next Deadline: November 14, 2005.

Cancer Center Collaborative Pilot Projects Program

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of Cancer Center Collaborative Pilot Projects Program. The Cancer Center will provide Collaborative Pilot Project Grants up to $75,000 for Penn faculty members to conduct cancer-related research projects. Proposals must be submitted by two or more Penn faculty members. All full-time University faculty are eligible to apply. The Cancer Center Collaborative Pilot Projects Program funds innovative, collaborative cancer research projects that have the potential for future peer review funding. The proposed area of research cannot be funded through an existing or prior research grant. Among the factors of high value to the scientific reviewers will be: translational research impact, new collaborations (researchers who have not previously worked together), researchers representing more than one discipline or department, novelty of the research concept, and research addressing a high priority area. The award period will be one year from the date of the award notice from the Cancer Center; award notices will not be issued until projects are approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Next Deadline: November 14, 2005.

The applications and instructions are available through the Abramson Cancer Center’s website at www.penncancer.org/grants.

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 9, October 25, 2005

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