member announcement for 11/17/2014
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Conferences, Symposia, Retreats
- Nov 17: Cancer Epidemiology Meeting 3pm Mission Bay
Joe Wiemels: "Prenatal Exposures, Constitutive Genetics, DNA Methylation & Childhood Leukemia "
Note: Dr. Wiemels will speak about the Children's Environmental Health Network program project grant that we are submitting, and concentrate discussion on Project 3.
- Nov 17: Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Journal Club 4pm Parnassus
"Clinical and Molecular Biomarkers for Response to Anti-PD-1 Therapy in Melanoma"
Michael D. Rosenblum, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, UCSF Dept of Dermatology
- Nov 18: Grant Proposal Seminar 9am Mission Bay
"Small Animal CT Imaging and Focal Irradiation"
From Byron Hann: A group of HDFCCC investigators is putting together a grant to purchase an image-guided X-irradiation device to be housed within the vivarium. We are seeking interested parties to serve as co-investigators for the grant. If you think that this is something that you could use, join us for this informational meeting.
- Nov 19: Diller Building Journal Club 12pm Mission Bay
Morgan Truitt, Ruggero Lab
- Nov 20: Quantitative Biology Discussion Group 3pm Mission Bay
"Genome-wide copy number detection from targeted DNA sequencing"
Eric Talevich, PhD, UCSF
- Nov 21: Cancer Center Seminar 4pm Mission Bay
"Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Subtypes, Molecular Targets, and Therapeutic Approaches"
Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, B.F. Byrd Jr. Professor of Oncology, Professor of Biochemistry & Cancer Biology
HDFCCC In the MEDIA
Sitting in Cars With Smokers Significantly Increases Health Risk [Benowitz]
November 14, 2014 source: University Herald
New software platform bridges gap in precision medicine for cancer [Nussbaum]
November 13, 2014 source: Domain-B.com
Two UC physicians win cancer research award [Bivona]
November 12, 2014 source: UC Health
HerStory offers breast cancer support through an app
November 9, 2014 source: San Francisco Business Times
US hospital eyes genetic data for cancer care [Nussbaum]
November 7, 2014 source: Today Online
Voices Against Brain Cancer Brings The Fight For A Cure To San Francisco With Its Inaugural "Join The Voices!" Run/Walk [Berger]
November 7, 2014 source: Digital Journal
Genomic research stirs privacy debate at U conference [Koenig]
November 6, 2014 source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Study of MM-398 for Brain Cancer [Butowski]
November 6, 2014 source: CNN Money
DigniCap: Cooling Cap Prevents Cancer Patients From Losing Their Hair During Chemo [Rugo]
November 5, 2014 source: International Business Times
California hospital explores genetics-aided cancer treatment [Nussbaum]
November 5, 2014 source: Fox News
OTHER FUNDING NOTES:
Due December 1, 2014:
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
The award will provide up to $460,000 over four years in financial support for the award recipient. In addition, the Foundation will retire up to $100,000 of any outstanding medical school debt owed.
Applications Due: December 5
UC Cancer Research Coordinating Committee Research Grant
LOI due December 27, 2014:
Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2015 and 2016 (P50)
LOI due January 30, 2015
NCCN Foundation® Young Investigator Awards
RFP will be released November 2014
Application Due: February 4, 2015
American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholar Awards
AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $450,000 ($150,000 per year for up to 3 years.)
LOI due March 2, 2015
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers (CSCPDPC -CCs) (U01)
LOI due March 2, 2015
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Coordination and Data Management Center (CSCPDPC- CDMC) (U01)
Karen Gehrman, Communications
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