UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
member funding announcement 4/13/2017
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The V Foundation for Cancer Research - V Scholar Grant Program (LSO)


  1. Funding is available from the National Cancer Institute and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) for innovative pilot studies in the field of non-AIDS-defining cancers (NADC), HIV, and aging.
  2. To support young tenure-track faculty to begin their cancer research career in projects that are either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research
  3. Any area of cancer research is eligible

Internal Deadline: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

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The V Foundation For Cancer Research - 2017 BRCA 1,2 Research Collaborative Grants (LSO)

Convergence Team Award**

  • To support research projects that leverage novel collaborations between biomedical scientists and other researchers that might be brought into the field to work together across disciplines to drive our understanding and treatment of BRCA 1,2 related cancers.
  • Each team must include experts in multiple disciplines
  • The research may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature.
  • Collaborations may be within or between institutions
  • **In an effort to support submissions and coordinate the Cancer Center response to this RFA, please notify Meredith Donnelly if you are planning on submitting an LOI.

Translational Award

  • To 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 than 5 years.
  • A plan for biomarker validation, if applicable, must be included in any proposal.
  • The endpoint of the project should be the planning or initiation of a new clinical trial

Internal Deadline: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

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UCSF-HDFCCC Erin Hayes, Communications
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