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We are saddened to report the sudden passing of former HDFCCC Member Dr. Andrew Parsa on Monday, April 13. Dr. Parsa served as the Khatib Chair in Skull Base Tumor Surgery and was an active member of the cancer community at UCSF, a member of both the Neurological Oncology and Cancer Immunity research programs at HDFCCC, as well as principal investigator at the Brain Tumor Research Center. He left UCSF in 2013.
from the Chicago Tribune: "Known for his research on brain tumor immunology, Dr. Parsa joined Feinberg in 2013 after serving as a professor and vice chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California at San Francisco, where he led an innovative approach to treating brain cancer by removing patients' tumors and creating individual vaccines from their malignant masses." >Read more
HDFCCC Programmatic Events
- June 4th - June 11th, 2015: We Go For Good
Malinda Walker (Program Manager) and Lamorna Brown-Swigart (Assistant Adjunct Professor) of the BOP are embarking on a week-long elliptigo circuit of the bay to raise money for the Breast Oncology Program.
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ABC News Tweet Chat Opportunity with AACR
ABC News Twitter Chat on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting, 4/21
Faculty: Please let me know
if you are interested in participating in this national conversation about cancer research in conjunction with the AACR annual meeting via Twitter Tues. April 21, 10 a.m. PST. Looks like a great opportunity.
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> Email if you are interested
Special Announcement: LOI for CCSG 2015 LMIC Supplement - Due 4/24
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), through its Center for Global Health (CGH), seeks to promote cancer prevention and control (CPC) research in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) through collaborations and research partnerships between the NCI-designated cancer centers and partner institutions in LMICs. Through PAR-15-155, the NCI will provide administrative supplement awards to currently funded P30 NCI-designated cancer center grantees to support pilot research plans that focus on cancer prevention and control. These supplements are designed to stimulate and strengthen CPC twinning programs between researchers at the NCI-designated cancer centers and institutions in LMICs. It is anticipated that outcomes of this supplement will include collaborative research grants between investigators at the NCI-designated cancer centers and LMIC institutions.
Please see the following for additional information about this funding opportunity:
To gauge interest in this opportunity at the HDFCCC, all interested applicants must complete the following LOI:
The LOI is due on Friday, April 24th.
Email this LOI and any questions to Erin Bank.
Applications Due: April 15, 2015
Give Breast Cancer the Boot
One award of up to $100,000 and several of up to $50,000 in direct costs will be made. No indirect costs are included in this award.
DOD FY15 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Deadline: May 18
2015 Request for Applications for Pilot Grant Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC): A Resource Center for Minority Aging Research
RFA | Funded CADC Scholars thru 2014
CADC is now requesting applications for pilot studies to investigate issues of health and aging in African American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander and American Indian populations. CADC will fund pilot studies for three scholars for the year starting no later than September 1, 2015.
Karen Gehrman, Communications
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